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Re: How to write Build-Depends

On Fri, Nov 01, 2002 at 06:22:14AM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> Hidetaka Iwai wrote:

> > of the Build-Depends confused me.  For example, we can find "zlib1g-dev
> > | libz-dev" in debian/control in kdebase.  

> Writing that sounds pretty much wrong, and unnecessary.

At a guess the motivation for this is that libz-dev is a virtual
package and the maintainer wants to leave the option of having other
libzs there.

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