Re: Library package naming
On Mon, 06 May 2002, Roger Leigh wrote:
> Is it common or good practice to keep the build for Debian separate
> for upstream, or should I really get my changes incorporated upstream
> first? It's just that I don't really see this happening all that soon
> (it at all).
Go ahead and fork it, as long as you are prepared to maintain the fork.
> This will allow versioned Build-Depends. If there are regular
> releases, then the numbers of conflicts in the -dev package will get
> quite long. Should I keep them indefinitely?
No, no. Use a Provides: for a non-versioned version of the -dev package,
and conflict against that.
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