Re: Dependencies on -dev packages
Stephen Zander <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> What is the thinking behind always requiring libfoo-dev to depend on
> libbar-dev when libfoo depends on libbar? I understand the need when
> /usr/include/foo.h contains
> #include <bar.h>
> but if libfoo opaquely wraps libbar, why have libfoo-dev depend on
Do you have a case where theres no #include <bar.h>? Then you would
just build-depend on libbar-dev.
If it works 100% without there is no need to depend.