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Re: dcmtk / Ginkgo CADx

On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 01:15:30PM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:

> > Just for my understanding: This will carry a versioned
> > build-dep for cmake which forces it to (at most) the last
> > in-testing version, right ?
> No.  I left out a versioned build depends.  The rationale is that cmake
> should be able to build the package with *any* version.  The current
> cmake version in unstable is just broken and you can not bild with this
> very version.  It does not make sense to exclude specific broken
> versions of packages in Build-Depends.  The only effect we will see is
> that we will get a FTBFS bug against ginkgo-cadx package if the periodic
> full archive rebuild will happen before cmake is fixed.

I see. What's the meaning of FTBFS, anyway ?

> > We can then file a proper bug against the uploaded package
> > regarding the cmake problem.
> Feel free to do so, once it is in unstable.  Perhaps it also makes sense
> to make some noise about it to the cmake maintainers ...

You bet I will. It doesn't always lead to the desired
result, though:


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