Re: [firstname.lastname@example.org: libqt2 libpng2 resolution]
On Wed, 9 Jan 2002, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > > How do you plan to prevent programs that link with libqt2 to also link
> > > with libpng3 ? Manual check ?
> > Another possiblility is the following (only the new dependencies are
> > listed):
> > Package: libqt2-dev
> > Conflicts: libpng3
> > Build-Conflicts: libpng3
> > [note that libpng3 is the library package _not_ the -dev package]
> > This way neither a program that links with libqt2 nor a library libqt2 is
> > linked with can be linked with libpng3.
> What? That means that you can't have a libpng3 program on a machine with
> libqt2-dev installed ... icky.
Yes, but that's the only way I see to ensure that there aren't some ugly
problems like e.g.
Depends: libqt2, libxyz