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Re: is it a bug to not depend on a library package needed for some binary?

On Sun, Jul 17, 2005 at 12:46:03PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> If your examples are like B1 is a console program and B2 an X program
> and P doesn't want to pull in X for console users then splitting is
> the right thing to do. isdnutils would be example of having split due
> to this in the past.

Policy (11.8.1) says that you should only split your package into X and
non-X parts if it is higher priority than the X libraries (which are
optional). isdnutils doesn't seem to qualify.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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