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Re: Joining the team and RFS python-avc

Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le lundi 05 novembre 2007 à 23:57 +0100, Piotr Ożarowski a écrit :
>>>> * remove "Provides: ${python:Provides}" - architecture independent
>>                                               ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>>>> packages don't need it
>>> Of course they do. What if a package Depends: python2.5, python2.5-avc?
>> Depends: python2.5, python-avc (>=new_policy_version)
> Sorry, but that dependency is incorrect. What if a later python-avc
> version starts requiring python >= 2.6 ?

Then you have a problem anyway - all packages Depending on python-avc
(which is the only sane default for packages which work for all python
versions AND depend on a different package) will need to be updated.
Adding versioned depends again brings us back to the old policy.

Bernd Zeimetz
<bernd@bzed.de>                         <http://bzed.de/>

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