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Re: Right way for calculating versioned dependencies?

Am Mi, den 19.05.2004 schrieb Andrew Pollock um 11:11:

> Okay, an example. scanssh-2.0 has a build dependency on libevent-dev (>=0.8-1).
> When built, the Depends line is libevent1, which is a package built from
> libevent-dev. Problem is, the package doesn't seem to work with the version
> of libevent1 that's in testing, but it does work with the new libevent1 that
> was recently uploaded to unstable.
> Are you saying that the shlibs information provided by the libevent-dev
> package is incorrect?

Yes, if the libraries supplied in two versions of the same package are
incompatible, the maintainer hast to note that in the shlibs file with a
versioned dependecy information.


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