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Re: Bug#396459: libsdl1.2-dev: Dropping *-dev dependencies breaks package builds too close to release

On Wed, Nov 01, 2006, Steve Langasek wrote:

> > * [2] SDL_syswm.h needs the X headers.  I'm not sure whether this should be 
> > fixed in libsdl1.2-dev or not; if it is, that could take care of about 1/3 to 
> > 1/2 of the failures.
> Seems like a clear case of a bug in libsdl1.2-dev to me, that should be
> fixed by re-adding that particular dependency.
> > * [4] Packages using GL without proper Build-Depends.
> What percentage of the build failures are caused by this?  Those are still
> bugs in the packages using GL in this way (and the bugs should be reported
> and fixed), but if the number of affected packages is large enough, it may
> be worth having libsdl1.2-dev re-add this dep as well for the sake of
> expediency.

   Both the missing X and GL dependencies were bugs in libsdl1.2-dev
that are now fixed in 1.2.11-7.


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