How sbuild manages build alternatives?
We are in the middle of the ispell dictionaries and wordlist transition
and have experienced problems with the new bison. Since ispell needs
only yacc I tried to work around that problems with a
Build-Depends: bison (<= 1:1.35-3) | byacc, ...and other packages ...
line, but seems that the autobuilder do not recognise the versioned
alternative. from the log:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
bison debconf-utils ... and other packages ...
Unpacking bison (from .../bison_1%3a1.75-1_sparc.deb) ...
Setting up bison (1.75-1) ...
** It installed a bison version that does not match the build dependency
Checking correctness of source dependencies...
After installing, the following source dependencies are still unsatisfied:
bison(inst 1:1.75-1 ! <= wanted 1:1.35-3)|byacc(missing)
Source-dependencies not satisfied; skipping ispell
** failing as expected
In the meantime we can make it depend on plain byacc, but why did the
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