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Re: Small package or big dependencies?


Am Dienstag, den 03.08.2010, 16:53 +0200 schrieb Giovanni Mascellani:
> Il 03/08/2010 14:10, Joachim Breitner ha scritto:
> > The dependency of the -dev package on
> > 	libghc6-filestore-data (= ${source:Version})
> > is not really required, as the files are not needed during package
> > build. (It does not do much harm, though).
> I choose to add this dependency because I think that someone installing
> libghc6-filestore-dev expects it to work correctly without adding any
> other package. If -data isn't installed the program compiles, but then
> doesn't execute correctly, which is to be considered a bug in my opinion.

ah, correct. I only had the Debian package build perspecitve in mind,
but there is also the library-for-own-programs-user :-)


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