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Re: pciutils frozen

On Mon, 13 Nov 2006 16:03:10 +0100
Tim Dijkstra <tim@famdijkstra.org> wrote:

> Hi Steve,
> You wrote in the 396640 bug log:
> > Indeed, libpci.a now depends on libz, but pciutils-dev doesn't have a
> > dependency reflecting this -- nor, for that matter, is there any facility in
> > pciutils-dev that lets consumers of this library know what other libs one
> > needs to link against!  Seeing now that pciutils-dev *only* provides a
> > static library, it seems that this is going to require quite a few source
> > changes in the reverse-dependencies, so I'm pre-emptively freezing pciutils
> > in etch at its current version to avoid adding 11 new release-critical bugs
> > to etch unnecessarily.
> Does this mean all reverse depends are effectively frozen as well? I was hoping
> I could do one more upload which fixes some small bugs (translation, removing one 
> spurious file) in uswsusp. Also there a serious bug (#397214) opened against 
> my package, for which I maybe need to do an upload. I'm not sure that it is a 
> real serious bug yet, though.

Replying to myself: Because it's a _static_ library there is no dependency on

grts Tim

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