Re: Is the Debian dependency system broken? (wget vs libgnutls-deb0-28)
Am 18. Juni 2015 03:54:56 MESZ, schrieb Russ Allbery <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>Vincent Lefevre <email@example.com>
>Shared library symbol versioning makes the problem go away. Package
>dependencies try to solve the problem at the wrong level.
The problem is rather that the package dependency system doesn't look at specific package dependency trees to find conflict between liblow1 and liblow2. Instead it always does this globally. That problem is solvable.
But you just but the burden on upstreams again.