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Re: OK to drop build-deps on packages ghc now conflicts with?

On Thu, May 07, 2015 at 09:03:38PM +0200, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> Am 7. Mai 2015 17:29:09 MESZ, schrieb Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>:
> >ghc 7.8 has some new conflicts, such as libghc-binary-dev.  Would it be
> >OK to drop build-dependencies from packages that build-depend on these
> >as I encounter them?
> >
> >(Background: Ubuntu is using an ancient version of sbuild that chokes
> >on this.  We're almost ready to upgrade this to something modern,
> >probably in a couple of weeks, but it seems that maybe in these cases
> >we could remove the extra build-dependencies anyway.)
> does it choke even on unversioned Build-Depends?

Yeah, because it's just doing "apt-get install" on the
build-dependencies rather than an equivalent of "apt-get build-dep".  As
I say, hopefully we'll be off this soon ...

> But yes, they can be removed.

Thanks, will do that as I encounter them.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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