Goswin von Brederlow <email@example.com> writes: > Loïc Minier <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > >> On Mon, Jan 29, 2007, Goswin von Brederlow wrote: >>> I think that is a shortcomming of apt though. >>> apt-get install foo=1.2-3 >>> will fetch foo 1.2-3 from whatever repository that has that >>> version. But with >>> Package: foo >>> Version: 1.2-3 >>> Depends: bar (= 1.2-3) >>> apt-get will NOT fetch bar 1.2-3 unless it happens to have the highest >>> pin and highest version by chance. >> >> You mean a shortcoming of apt-get? I think aptitude manages this more >> naturally. > > If it really does then we could use aptitude in sbuild. If you have > the time please do try. Alternatively, how much of the apt-get logic lives in libapt? We could just use libapt directly. (This might involve rewriting sbuild in C++; this is a possibility I've been considering for several years, but not yet got around to--writing schroot was the first step of that plan.) Regards, Roger -- .''`. Roger Leigh : :' : Debian GNU/Linux http://people.debian.org/~rleigh/ `. `' Printing on GNU/Linux? http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ `- GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848 Please GPG sign your mail.
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