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Re: shared library -dev package naming proposal

Will Newton <will@misconception.org.uk> writes:

> On Thursday 14 July 2005 17:14, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
>> The current recommendation I'm trying to give is:
>> Package: libXXXNNNN-dev
>> Conflicts: libXXX-dev
>> Provides: libXXX-dev
>> Thus, it won't contradict with your requirement to
>> be able to just build-depend on libXXX-dev.
> I may be wrong, but I thought it was incorrect to build-dep only on a pure 
> virtual package? e.g.:
> Build-Depend: xlibmesa-gl-dev | libgl-dev

Indeed. apt-get build-dep will regulary fall over Build-Depends on
virtual packages.


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