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Re: How to deal with dependencies/conflics on third party packages

Hello sean,

sean finney <seanius@debian.org> wrote:
> hi joerg,
> On Sun, Nov 20, 2005 at 10:23:58AM +0000, Joerg Sommer wrote:
>> I've got a bug report (#336527) my package bootchart-view do not work
>> with j2re1.3. But j2re1.3 is not in Debian. Can I set a conflict upon a
>> packages that is not in Debian? But if it do not work with j2re1.3 it
>> should more than ever not work with older version. But I would assume
>> older version have different packages names. So I must add a list of
>> packages names (j2re1.3 j2re1.2 j2re1.1), because I can not use the
>> version clause (j2re1.3 (<< 1.3)). So what should I do?
> i'd consider simply adding a note to README.Debian/NEWS.Debian about
> said problem, and being done with it altogether.  maybe leave the bug
> open at wishlist+wontfix for reference too, i guess.

I would chose this way. I think that is the best one. Should I really
decrease the level to wishlist? Is normal also alright for an wontfix

Bye, Jörg.
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