Re: Bug#258647: libc6-sparc64 has no reason to depend on lib64gcc1
At Sun, 11 Jul 2004 00:51:14 +0400,
Nikita V. Youshchenko <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 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.