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Re: Bug#377420: mod-bt - FTBFS: Not resolvable build dependencies

On Sun, Jul 09, 2006 at 11:37:58AM -0700, Tyler MacDonald wrote:
> Bastian Blank <waldi@debian.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, Jul 09, 2006 at 10:10:37AM -0700, Tyler MacDonald wrote:
> > > > apache2-prefork-dev depends on libapr0-dev which conflicts with
> > > > libapr1-dev.
> > > 	But that should be fine, since I depend on libapr1-dev *or*
> > > libapr0-dev, shouldn't it? pbuilder handles it without a problem...
> > 
> > No. The autobuilders only use the first branch of an ORed build dependency.
> Is that a bug or a feature? I thought if something was
> lintian/linda/pbuilder-safe, then it was good for release. pbuilder
> definately considers each option, and there are great practical benefits in
> situations like this; when debian finally moves over to apache 2.2, from
> pbuilder's perspective, mod-bt shouldn't need any changes as it stands now.
> But if I have to remove the "apr1 | apr0" sutff, then a new version of
> mod-bt (and every other apache2 module) will be neccessary when the switch
> to 2.2 happens.
> Or is there another way around this?

Yes, name it libapr-dev.  If something really can use either one
of the 2, I don't see why you should make a transition so hard
and go and name it libapr0-dev.

So I suggest you rename libapr0-dev to libapr-dev and make it
provide libapr0-dev for now.


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