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Re: binNUMUs - all-depends-any

Gerrit Pape <pape@smarden.org> writes:

> Hi, I know that the git-core package doesn't support binNMUs, and AFAIK
> there's no convenient way to change that, as it builds arch: all package
> that depend on the specific arch: any package.

>  http://bugs.debian.org/423041

> Loosening the dependencies as suggested in http://wiki.debian.org/binNMU
> isn't a good solution, as it can lead to

>  http://bugs.debian.org/425494

The recommendation for cases like this is to use a dependency like:

    git-core (>= 1:, git-core (<< 1:

or a bit looser if the Debian revision won't matter:

    git-core (>= 1:, git-core (<< 1:

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

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