Re: Adding dependencies to e2fsprogs: libdevmapperr, libselinux and libsepoll
On Thu, Mar 09, 2006 at 04:38:27PM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Theodore Ts'o <email@example.com> 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,
Armeb isn't exactly a good example of that, it being based on a Big
Endian ARM port of the Linux kernel.
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