On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 2:09 AM, Adrian Bunk <b...@debian.org> wrote:
> Control: reassign -1 libpango1.0-dev 1.42.1-1
> Control: retitle -1 "pkg-config --libs pango" incorrectly contains -lfribidi
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 11:56:18PM -0400, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
>> Control: reassign -1 d-shlibs 0.82
>> The build itself completes fine. If pango were broken, I'd expect a
>> lot more bug reports.
>> But it's the d-shlibmove command that fails. Note this line in the build log:
>> > devlibs error: There is no package matching [libfribidi0-dev] and noone
>> > provides it, please report bug to d-shlibs maintainer
>> Therefore I am reassigning.
> d-devlibdeps basically contains a manual mapping to the -dev packages
> in such cases, this is horribly fragile.
> In this specific case the root problem is that using pango results in
> needlessly linking with libfribidi, which can also become annoying for
> transitions.

My understanding is that pango's recent linking with libfribidi is
definitely intentional and there is nothing to fix in pango.

I think those packages that use d-shlibs just need to add an override
for the correct name of libfribidi-dev. Or d-shlibs can do it itself.

Jeremy Bicha

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