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Re: Adding dependencies to e2fsprogs: libdevmapperr, libselinux and libsepoll

Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu> writes:

> On Wed, Mar 08, 2006 at 11:07:24PM -0600, Peter Samuelson wrote:
>> [Michael Banck]
>> > Please take into consideration that libselinux is not available on
>> > Debian's non-Linux ports.
>> It's not libselinux you should be worried about, but libdevmapper.
>> He's not depending on libselinux directly, but he notes that on Linux
>> systems, the dependency chain will pull it in.
> Actually, because of the e2fsck-static package, e2fsprogs has to have
> a build-depends on libselinux.  There doesn't seem to be a way to say,
> "except on non-Linux platforms" for a build-depends as far as I know,
> unfortunately.  Any suggested solutions?

List the linux platforms. It is more likely some new non-linux
platform shows up (like armeb, kfreebsd-amd64, ...) than a new linux


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