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Re: limitation in build-depends

On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 12:20:45AM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Jan 2001, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> >...
> > (NB It might be worth then putting a check into the package build that
> > the correct library is installed.  You may well have already done
> > this, though.)
> Why should he need this? libkrb5-dev conflicts with heimdal-dev what means
> that if he Build-Depends on one of them the other one won't be installed
> when compiling.

But this assumes that the builder has taken the care to honour the
Build-Depends line.  Better not to assume such stuff!



         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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