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Bug#522217: debian-policy: Drop requirement to pre-depend on x11-common

Package: debian-policy
Severity: normal
Tags: patch

I don't know whether to remove just this part, or everything relating to
X11R6.  Opinions?


From: Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2009 20:29:23 +0200
Subject: [PATCH 1/3] Drop requirement to pre-depend on x11-common for /usr/{lib,include}/X11

This requirement was necessary for upgrades from sarge to etch.
 policy.sgml |   18 ++----------------
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)

diff --git a/policy.sgml b/policy.sgml
index 300d7f7..5cd463e 100644
--- a/policy.sgml
+++ b/policy.sgml
@@ -8619,22 +8619,8 @@ name ["<var>syshostname</var>"]:
             Packages should install any relevant files into the
 	    directories <file>/usr/include/X11/</file> and
-	    <file>/usr/lib/X11/</file>, but if they do so, they must
-	    pre-depend on <tt>x11-common (&gt;=
-	    1:7.0.0)</tt><footnote>
-              <p>
-                These libraries used to be all symbolic
-                links. However, with <tt>X11R7</tt>,
-                <tt>/usr/include/X11</tt> and <tt>/usr/lib/X11</tt>
-                are now real directories, and packages
-                <strong>should</strong> ship their files here instead
-                of in <tt>/usr/X11R6/{include,lib}/X11</tt>.
-                <tt>x11-common (&gt;= 1:7.0.0) </tt> is the package
-                responsible for converting these symlinks into
-                directories.
-              </p>
-            </footnote>
-	  </p>
+	    <file>/usr/lib/X11/</file>.
+          </p>

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