Re: is it a bug to not depend on a library package needed for some binary?
Karl Chen <email@example.com> wrote:
>Suppose package P contains files /usr/bin/B1 and /usr/bin/B2. B1
>is the important program, and B2 is not as important. Is it OK
>for the declared package dependencies to not satisfy all the
>run-time shared library dependencies of B2? What if they are
>listed in Suggests?
There is a lot of discussion of this question in bug 119517 (where the
conclusion reached was that this is sometimes ok).