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Re: aspell dictionary packages fail to build

Matt Kraai <kraai@ftbfs.org> writes:

> On Fri, Jul 15, 2005 at 05:01:03PM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
>> > 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.
>> > 
>> > There are fifteen such packages:
>> 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.
> Brian, are you planning to reintroduce the aspell-bin package or
> should I file bugs against the packages that fail to build?
> -- 
> Matt

And could someone please please please fix the current aspell first:


It is realy pointless fixing and uploading anything with Build-Depends
on aspell as long as it is uninstallable.


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