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Re: Packages depending on libncurses5 but not build-depending on libncurses-dev

Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de> 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 (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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