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Re: Bug#10516: gs-aladdin: Depends on svgalib1 (>= 1.210-1) which does not allow svgalib-dummy to fulfill the dependency

On Jun 12, joost witteveen wrote
> Well, OK, I can see *somebody* wants this.
> But still I'm not convinced this warrants inclusion in stable.
> Are there other people that would like the dependancy change
> - Depends: svgalib1 (>= 1:1.2.10-2)
> + Depends: svgalib1 (>= 1:1.2.10-2)|svgadummy
> to go into stable?

Looks like a kludge to me. The proper fix is to make dpkg grok versioned
provides. Then svgadummy could "Provides: svgalib1 (= 1:1.2.10-2)" and
everyone can be happy.


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