Re: binutils-dev dependency problem...
On Tue, Sep 10, 2002 at 09:31:11PM +0200, Adam Byrtek wrote:
> Nobody replied on debian-mentors, so I'm posting here...
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> Subject: binutils-dev dependency problem...
> I have a package 'fenris', which depends on libbfd. The problem is it
> depends on the EXACT version of the library:
> alpha@mentat:~$ ldd which fenris
> libbfd-188.8.131.52.1.so => /usr/lib/libbfd-184.108.40.206.1.so
> and my package has to depend on exactly the same version of
> binutils-dev (containing libbfd) - which causes problems when new
> version enters the archive:
> Moreover, binutils-dev description says:
> "Note that building Debian packages which depend on the shared libbfd
> is Not Allowed."
> So what should I do to fix the problems? Link whole package staticaly??
Exactly. The shared libbfd is only meant to reduce the size of
binaries internal to the binutils package. BFD does not maintain a
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