Re: Packages depending on libncurses5 but not build-depending on libncurses-dev
Sven Joachim <email@example.com> writes:
> On 2011-10-20 00:03 +0200, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> Yup, binary-only. I believe the dependency is present in the binary
>> that we get from upstream, and no -dev packages are used since we don't
>> build the binary.
> You may be missing some library build dependencies, though. The
> nvidia-cuda-gdb package depends on libc6, libexpat1, libncurses5 and
> libstdc++6, none of which are listed in Build-Depends although
> dpkg-shlibdeps obviously found them.
Ah, indeed, good point. I thought we had Build-Depends on the library
packages instead of the dev packages, but we don't.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>