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Re: libqt3-mt-dev: Depends: libjpeg62-dev but it is not going to be installed

On 2010-02-10 18:58 +0100, Bill Allombert wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 06:14:22PM +0100, Sven Joachim wrote:
>> Actually, libjpeg62-dev is needed to build LSB compliant software that use
>> libjpeg, so losing that would not be very nice.
> Well, what I suggest:
> I rename the current binary package libjpeg62-dev to libjpeg6b-dev and I change
> libjpeg8-dev to provide libjpeg62-dev. 

This will probably not make it really possible to actually link software
against libjpeg62, because in many cases an additional build-dependency
on libgtk2.0-dev and/or libtiff-dev is needed, and if those depend on

> But then we are back to the transition the release managers tried to avoid.

The alternative is to file many more RC bugs for packages that currently
build-depend on libjpeg62-dev.  For instance, emacs23 is unbuildable
after the latest tiff upload.


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