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Re: Fwd: Saga 2.1.1 - debhelper9 - multiarch

Just for clarity: qgis does not link libsaga. You can use saga
commands through the processing plugin but that uses saga_cmd.


On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 6:12 PM, Francesco P. Lovergine
<frankie@debian.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 09:41:46AM +0100, Johan Van de Wauw wrote:
>> Considering saga-depends: perhaps Francesco can explain better why he
>> chose to do it like that. I should add that the system was not
>> perfectly working: the file was not updated most previous releases.
> The practice of declaring an internal API is very common to allow issuing
> strict dependency on library that breaks at every new upstram release.
> About that, a check should be done to ensure that current qgis 2.x package
> use the saga substvar to enforce strict dependency IFF it links libsaga,
> something I still did not check for the new version.
> The substvar could also be used by packages that provide third parties
> saga modules.
> --
> Francesco P. Lovergine

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