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Re: debian build of 0.35

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: debian build of 0.35
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 11:18:59 +0100
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Russ Allbery <address@hidden> writes:

> Simon Josefsson <address@hidden> writes:
>> It just occurred to me that, with |, couldn't the user have the proper
>> version of libshishi0 installed, but an old version of, say,
>> libpam-shishi?  The dependencies for shishi-dbg are satisfied via the
>> proper version of libshishi0, and the incorrect version of libpam-shishi
>> is not tested.  Then debugging of libpam-shishi would fail, potentially
>> even in bad ways.
> Yes.  Of course, if the user wasn't interested in debugging libpam-shishi,
> they wouldn't notice.
>> The dependency relation that we want to express is that if any of the
>> shishi packages are installed, they must be of the same version as
>> shishi-dbg, if shishi-dbg is going to be installed.  Is that even
>> possible with dpkg?
> Only with something like Conflicts, and I think that gets too ugly to be
> worth it and may lead to aptitude removing the wrong thing.

Ok.  I'm uploading a new package with the fixes we have so far.  We can
always come back to this issue later, if it turns out to be any real


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