On Wed, 27 Nov 1996, Bruce Perens wrote:
> From: "Larry 'Daffy' Daffner" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > xlib6 already provides elf-x11r6lib. The issue is with packages that
> > depend on xlib, or other bad dependencies, such as:
> > motifnls - depends on XbaseR6
> > hfsutils - depends on xbaseR6 (suggests)
> > isdnutils - depends on xlib (suggests)
> > xkeycaps - depends on xbaseR6 (suggests)
> > pari - depends on xlibraries
> > tkdesk - depends on xlib
> > xblast - depends on xlib
> > xpaste - depends on xlibraries
> > non-free:
> > xanim - depends on xlib (the message to the list indicates this was
> > fixed?)
> Thank you very much for this analysis.
> It looks as if I'd have to repack xbase to provide XbaseR6, and xlib6 to
> provide xlibraries and xlib. Larry, do you concur? Brian, I think this is
> imperfect but we can live with it.
just a rebuild of the broken packages should fix them (if they are using
the new packaging scheme) all you have to do is run the shlibs dependancy
program and the dependancies will all be correct.
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