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Re: RFC: Adding "Pre-Depends: libtinfo5" to libncurses5

On Mon, Sep 05, 2011 at 07:17:05PM +0200, Sven Joachim wrote:
> To rule out this possibility, I would like to add an unversioned
> "Pre-Depends: libtinfo5" to libncurses5.  In my tests, apt did install
> libtinfo5 before unpacking the replacement libncurses5 anyway, so this
> is mostly meant as a safety guard against an unlikely situation.  I do
> not expect any upgrade problems to arise from that Pre-Dependency.

What about rolling this together with a soname bump that also
consolidates libncurses and libncursesw into a single wide-only
library, thereby making the Pre-Depends unnecessary?

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