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Re: aspell dictionary packages fail to build

On Thu, Jul 14, 2005 at 04:34:05PM -0700, Matt Kraai wrote:
> Howdy,
> The aspell dictionary packages build-depend on aspell-bin (>> 0.60).
> aspell-bin is now a virtual package provided by aspell, but virtual
> packages cannot be versioned, so these build-dependency cannot be
> satisfied.

That should be changed, (versioned) build dependency should now be on aspell
if they do not use aspell-autobuildhash, or use aspell prezip.

There are other things to be changed, aspell lib/data location, virtual
package provided, ...

> There are fifteen such packages:
> ...
>  aspell-es

This one is now created from espa-nol source package, and is already fixed.
I already asked for aspell-es (source package) removal from unstable

On Fri, Jul 15, 2005 at 05:01:03PM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:

> I'd see a benefit in filing mail beforehand for a change, but 
> after-the-fact, I have an impression that it's better to 
> file bugs on the packages since it's easier to track the problem that way.
> Unless there is a chance of reintroducing aspell-bin package, 
> that should probably be the case.
> I think this is the call of aspell maintainer.

Agreed, better leave this task to aspell maintainer. 


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