Re: Bug#396459: libsdl1.2-dev: Dropping *-dev dependencies breaks package builds too close to release
On Wed, Nov 01, 2006, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > *  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.
> > *  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
Both the missing X and GL dependencies were bugs in libsdl1.2-dev
that are now fixed in 1.2.11-7.