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Re: A plan to get rid of unnecessary package dependencies

Michael Meskes <meskes@debian.org> writes:
> On Tue, Sep 26, 2006 at 12:35:35PM +0200, Christian Aichinger wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 11:12:49PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:

>>> Hey.  If we have a programmatic way of detecting this cases, why not
>>> just fold that into the shlibdeps program, and be done with it?

>> As pointed out by Russ Allbery, shlibdeps wouldn't do. It would be
>> possible to stuff it into dh_strip or a new debhelper script, which
>> just removes the unnecessary NEEDED entries.

> But folding it into shlibdeps at least would remove all those warnings
> that were created by shlibdeps. 

What warnings were created by shlibdeps?  I'm not sure what you're
referring to here.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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