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Re: Top 20 unnecessary dependencies

On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 02:48:06PM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:

> | Am Donnerstag 28 September 2006 21:14 schrieb Kurt Roeckx:
> | > Note that Requires.private is used for cflags since the last version
> | > of pkg-config.

> | Interesting but maybe documenting Requires.private would be a good idea?
> | Hint: the manpage only mentions Libs.private, see #341977 #346602.
> | And 9 months is quite some time :-/

> Yes, I'm a slacker.  Sorry.

> | How shall I convince upstream to do it right if pkg-config upstream does not 
> | document it? Fixing it only in Debian does not quite convince upstream...

> As I'm upstream too, fixing it in both places at once is what I'd do.
> (Or rather, I'd release a new upstream version and upload that to
> Debian immediately.  Except for the freeze, that is.)

A targetted fix for this issue would surely be allowed in the freeze, so
that people can use etch as a base for cleaning up .pc files.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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