On Sat, Jan 05, 2008 at 10:55:06AM +0100, Thomas Viehmann wrote:
> Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> > * Package name : libalien-wxwidgets-perl
> But please don't add packages for WxWindows2.4 reverse dependencies.
(unstable)miami:/var/lib/chroot/pbuilder-sid/results# dpkg --info libalien-wxwidgets-perl_0.32-1_i386.deb
new debian package, version 2.0.
size 18094 bytes: control archive= 873 bytes.
488 bytes, 12 lines control
916 bytes, 11 lines md5sums
Maintainer: Debian Perl Group <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Description: building, finding and using wxWidgets binaries
Detects configuration settings of an installed wxWidgets. Can be used in
order to help in the process of building modules which require wxWidgets.
> While I can see why the release team is reluctant to add getting rid of
> wxwindows2.4 as a release goal in terms of rendering existing packages RC buggy
> just because of that, I am surprised to see that increasing the number of
> reverse dependencies (jugglemaster was introduced as a new package in late
> November 2007) after half at least half a year of off and on efforts to
> eliminate dependencies.
> Unless we want to support wxWindows2.4 for lenny (which I don't think anyone is
> actually proposing) we should get serious about descreasing the number of
> reverse dependencies.
No wx2.4 dependencies or reverse dependencies here :-)
I am packaging this because it is needed by libwx-perl, which I am also
packaging. As far as I can tell, both happily work wx2.6.
Roberto C. Sánchez