What to do about libpng-dev?
On Thursday 03 January 2002 12:45 am, Ivan E. Moore II wrote:
> All I did with a new libqt upload was force a
> resolution before the problem occured. libpng3 is not
> backwards compatable and yet both -dev packages provide
OK. The problem seems to be with libpng-dev. I see that
the package libpng-dev conflicts with itself! Is that possibly
Shouldn't the conflicts and depends be as follows?
libpng-dev conflicts with libpng2-dev and provides libpng2-dev
libpng2-dev conflicts with libpng-dev and provides libpng-dev
If that is the way it should be, then we ought to file a bug
against lib libpng-dev for having a typo in its "conflicts"
field? (It lists a conflict with libpng-dev where it should
list a conflict with libpng2-dev.)
Will Ivan or some other guru please comment so a bug can be
filed to alert Phillipe Troin (maintainer of libpng-dev) of this
Or is the problem more complicated than that?
Oliver Johns <email@example.com>
San Francisco, California USA
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