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Re: Bug#258647: libc6-sparc64 has no reason to depend on lib64gcc1

At Sun, 11 Jul 2004 00:51:14 +0400,
Nikita V. Youshchenko <yoush@cs.msu.su> wrote:
> Package: libc6-sparc64
> Version: 2.3.2.ds1-13
> Package libc6-sparc64 has no reason to depend on lib64gcc1. None of 
> libraries provided by libc6-sparc64 are linked agains this library.

The problem is they don't need to be installed on sparc environment

> With the current situation, I'm getting checken-and-egg problem while 
> working on cross-gcc deb building procedures:
> - - lib64gcc1-sparc-cross deb should be produced by cross-gcc build;
> - - gcc while building for sparc target should build-depend on 
> libc6-sparc64-sparc-cross (produced automativcally by dpkg-cross from 
> libc6-sparc64-sparc-cross)
> - - libc6-sparc64-sparc-cross depends on lib64gcc1-sparc-cross because 
> libc6-sparc64 depends on lib64gcc1.

Look at the dependency loop: db1-compat and libc6.  Another example is
libc6 and gzip (Pre-Depends).  It's bootstrapping problem that
sometimes we harass.

I have no idea to fix it.  Sparc guys, if you have an idea or
suggestions, please let me know.  Otherwise, I'll close it.

-- gotom

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