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Re: build-suggests?

On Tue, 19 Sep 2000, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Sep 2000, Russell Coker wrote:
> > My package Postal is best compiled with libssl095a-dev installed so that it 
> > can support SSL.  However it will detect the lack of such support at build 
> > time and be compiled without SSL if the header files aren't installed.
> > 
> > The next version will have build-depends on libssl095a-dev, but I think that 
> > it would be more accurate to have build-suggests.  So that if you can get the 
> > libssl095a-dev then you should do so, but my program will work quite well 
> > (with reduced functionality) if you don't.
> You have to decide whether the program should be in main or in
> non-US/main:

I humbly ask you not to remove the SSL support, and to keep the package in
non-US/main. IMHO it makes no sense to allow the dumb US regulations to
lower the capabilities of your package.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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