Re: testing, unstable, and dependencies
On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 12:29:24PM +0100, "Marcelo E. Magallon" <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say:
> On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 12:13:12PM +0100, guenter geiger wrote:
> > Not really. It is not only debhelper that creates the problems. If I
> > have a package that build depends on libfoo3-dev for example, but it
> > is known to build with libfoo2-dev as well (the configure script in
> > most software detects this and acts accordingly).
> Ok, fair. How do you propose to handle that?
I suggest -d.
If an incompatible libpng2-dev and libpng3-dev exist, it's because the
libraries do not have compatible ABIs, and it's important to ensure that
you build against the proper one. (particularly when building a library
linked against libpng, or a program linked against a library linked
People who build with a different libpng-dev should know what they are
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