Re: Correct dependencies on libgnutls-dev? (#370387)
On Mon, Jun 19, 2006, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > I received #370387 claiming that I should version my libgnutls-dev dep
> > because libgnutls11-dev provides libgnutls-dev and this can cause
> > multiple versions of libgnutls to be linked to a binary (e.g. the
> > version pulled by libsoup, and the version pulled by -lgnutls when the
> > binary is built).
> Provided package can never be versioned since dpkg does not support
> that. Also, if 2 or more packages provide a virtual package then you
> may not Build-Depend on that virtual package but must use "real |
> virt". But I don't think this is the case for libgnutls-dev.
(Please note there is a real libgnutls-dev package, only
libgnutls11-dev Provides libgnutls-dev, there's no libgnutls12- or
13-dev packages; that's why I don't need "real | virt", I use "real".)
Thanks for your comments, I'll close this bug as I think this is
Loïc Minier <firstname.lastname@example.org>