Re: Connecting those interested in getting GT.M into the Debianrepositories
On Mon, Sep 06, 2010 at 11:40:55PM -0400, K.S. Bhaskar wrote:
> Unicode version: GT.M itself requires ICU version 3.6 or higher.
> However, there is a defect in the way Debian packages ICU, by putting
> the version number in the package name (e.g., libicu36). So, there is
> no way to define a dependency for GT.M of version 3.6 or greater.
Does this not ask for either a meta-package "icu" or a
"Provides: icu" in each of the libicu's ? Andreas ?
OTOH, Debian Squeeze comes with at least libicu42.
> recommended rather than required. However, anyone today starting to
> write a new application today, and using ISO-8859 character sets that
> use the high order bit is asking for trouble when internationalizing
> tomorrow, is asking for trouble. So, it may be better to just require ICU.]
> GT.M versions: I see no reason to package anything other than the
> latest, V5.4-001.
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