Bug#540481: unison has ocaml-base as dependency which has x11 as dependency...thats not necessarry
-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.2
APT prefers stable
APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: armel (armv5tel)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.30-1-kirkwood
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Versions of packages unison depends on:
ii libc6 2.7-18 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii libgcc1 1:4.3.2-1.1 GCC support library
ii libncurses5 5.7+20081213-1 shared libraries for terminal hand
ii ocaml-base [ocaml-base-3. 3.10.2-3 Runtime system for OCaml bytecode
Versions of packages unison recommends:
ii openssh-client [ssh-client] 1:5.1p1-5 secure shell client, an rlogin/rsh
unison suggests no packages.
-- no debconf information
unison has ocaml-base as dependency which has x11 as dependency...thats
I am using Debian GNU/Linux ARM-Architecture
here is a mail from the package-maintainer:
On Sat, Aug 08, 2009 at 10:46:48AM +0200, Stefan Lachinger wrote:
i hope i dont embarass u with this question!
No at all.
i just installed debian on my plug computer (arm-prozessor). when i
try to install unison aptitude always wants to install x11 as
dependency (its a dependency of ocaml-base). is it really needed to
have ocaml-base as dependency for unison?
Excellent question, and answer is: this is a bug
Please fill a bug report against unison package, with a copy of this
If you are using stable, I recommend you to rebuild unison replacing
DEB_DH_GENCONTROL_ARGS += -VF:OCamlInterpreter="ocaml-base-$(OCAML_ABI)"
Sylvain Le Gall
ps: if you are using unstable, you will get updated package in the near