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Re: GHC's Provides

On Sat, Feb 12, 2011 at 11:37:13AM +0530, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, den 10.02.2011, 10:18 -0200 schrieb Marco Túlio Gontijo e
> Silva:
> > There are some exceptions: There's no libghc-ghc-dev provided, but there is
> > libghc-ghc-dev-7.0.1-66fcc, the directory and the package.
> it might be that the ghc package is actually not something that should
> be relevant to anything outside ghc.

Other packages do depend on the ghc package.

> > There's no
> > libghc-rts-dev-VERSION-HASH, but there is libghc-rts-dev, the file
> > (instead of the directory) and the package. 
> Not sure, but could be similar: Maybe no package ought to depend on the
> RTS package and therefore no Provides should be generated.

AFAIK nothing outside the GHC build needs to depend on rts, but it
doesn't hurt to provide it anyway.


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