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Re: Qt3 still broken (compat-headers), what to do?



Sebastian Rittau <srittau@jroger.in-berlin.de> writes:

> On Sun, Jul 13, 2003 at 01:51:07PM +1000, Ben Burton wrote:
>
>> It seems then that our options are as follows.
>> 
>> (i) Wait for the Qt maintainers to upload a fix.
>> (ii) Do an NMU for Qt, despite the fact that this bug is not release-critical.
>> (iii) Resort to the technical committee.
>> (iv) Keep the package split and release sarge with a broken Qt development 
>> environment.
>
> Option (iii) is certainly the way to go. Problems like this are exactly
> what the TC is for.
>
> My suggestion: Add a "Recommends: libqt3-compat-headers" to libqt3-dev.
> A dependency is too strong, since libqt3-dev is perfectly usable without
> the compatibility headers, but a recommendation ensures that the compat
> headers are installed along libqt3-dev in most cases.

Uhh, there's no reason the compat headers should have been split out in
the first place.

-- 
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