Re: Injecting versions of build-deps in the deps
On Sun, Dec 02, 2007, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> > An example would be package foobar3 build-depending on libfoo3 (>=
> > 2.10.2). When built against libfoo3 2.12.0-2 which provides a symbols
> > file, the resulting binaries need symbols from libfoo3 (>= 2.8.7) (as
> > the symbols file say), the new system injects a dep on libfoo3 >=
> > max(2.10.2, 2.8.7) == 2.10.2.
> > If libfoo3 only provides shlibs and no symbol file and the shlibs
> > claim a dep on libfoo3 (>= 2.10), the system would inject a dep on
> > libfoo3 >= max(2.10.2, 2.10) == 2.10.2.
> So you would need to build-depend on both libfoo-dev and libfoo3?
Sorry, I meant "foobar3 build-depending on libfoo3-*dev*" (which is why
I suggest we want a mapping to relate deps to build-deps); thanks for
pointing out this typo.