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Re: Advice on an interesting package

Martin Owens <doctormo@gmail.com> writes:

> On Wed, 2010-09-15 at 11:44 +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> Do we need both? We have neither in Debian (testing/sid) it seems
>> anyway.
> Personally I'd say no, but this is for a ppa/unstable so it probably has
> different considerations. At the same time, this is a request from
> upstream. Ubuntu Lucid still has 0.22 and I've packaged my testing ppa
> with 0.39 to provide that.
>> Usualy an libopensync1-dev means the libopensync0-dev has become
>> obsolete and libopensync0 gets phased out as packages adapt to the new
>> one.
> Yes, they don't install because they both claim libopensync.so, the
> newer unstable one probably shouldn't. All other files don't seem to
> overlap.
>> If both are needed then their packagin needs to change to allow both
>> -dev packages to be installed in parallel. 
> Thoughts on how to do this?
> Thanks for your answers so far.
> Martin,

I'm afraid not, other than have libopensync1 change the library name so
it has libopensync1.so or something.


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