On måndagen den 22 juni 2009, Alexander Reichle-Schmehl wrote: > Hi! > > Mathieu Malaterre schrieb: > > My question is simply: how do express that only one Binary package > > requires a particular Build-Depends package, but the other remaining > > Binary package should be fine ? > > You can't. You specify build-depends for _source_ packages, which in turn > build the binary packages. And since you can't specify to build a specific > binary package anyway¹: Why would you need to specify that a build > depends is only needed for a single binary package? It would be useful in some cases, however, to allow one source package to generate more than one binary package by linking against each of a number of mutually conflicting libraries (libkrb5 and heimdal, to name a real example). But that would require quite big changes. -- Magnus Holmgren firstname.lastname@example.org Debian Developer
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