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Re: some news

On Sat, Jul 14, 2001 at 07:05:15AM +0200, Gerhard Tonn wrote:

> On Friday 13 July 2001 22:57, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > Has anyone tried the latest gdb package (a CVS snapshot)?
> Yes, I did. Some s390 patches are already there, but it is not complete and
> the patch from Developer Works doesn't apply smoothly. If you are interested
> take it.

I'll work on it.

> kdebase has a dependency to xserver, which has to be disabled for s390.

I see the Build-Depends: xserver, but I don't understand why it should be
necessary.  The only things in the xserver packages are the server binary,
documentation, and the modules used internally by the X server.

Looking at the changelog, I see:

  * Adding xserver to build-depends as the configure scripts look for it to
    determine pathing and whatnot

So it should be possible to fix it not to require xserver.  I'm not really
motivated to do so, as I think there would be very little use for such a
package.  I'll file a wishlist bug against kdebase, and see if I can find an
easy way to remove the need for the dependency.

 - mdz

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