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Re: Build-Depend'ing on libasound2-dev just for Linux

David Nusinow wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 15, 2005 at 01:13:14PM -0230, Lawrence Williams wrote:
>> I seen an example of a possible choice in xorg-x11 packages that Build-Dep on 
>> linux-kernel-headers, but I wasn't sure if I should follow their example:
>> linux-kernel-headers (>= 2.6.13+0rc3-1.1) 
>> [!hurd-i386 !netbsd-i386 !kfreebsd-i386]
>> In Debian, does this prevent it from building on anything other than Linux??
> This was the goal of the line you mention. Unfortunately, I'm not aware of
> any sort of simple test like "linux-kernel-headers (>=foo) [linux]" in
> dpkg, so I had to explicitly remove non-linux ports from the requirement.

Doesn't the type-handling package do what you guys are looking for?
Looks like it needs to be used somehow in combination with sed and a
debian/control.in file, perhaps in "debian/rules clean"...


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