On Tue, 2006-04-11 at 18:09 +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 10:15:18AM -0400, Steve Halasz wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-04-11 at 15:09 +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > > Package: grass
> > > Version: 6.0.2-2
> > > Severity: important
> > >
> > > Hello Debian GIS maintainers,
> > >
> > > There is a circular dependency between grass and libgrass:
> > >
> > > grass :Depends: libgrass (= 6.0.2-2)
> > > libgrass :Depends: grass (= 6.0.2-2)
> > These really depend on each other since each is unusable without the
> > other. So it looks like we need to find the stuff in the grass package
> > that is used by the grass libs and move it to libgrass. Probably a
> > number of things in /usr/lib/grass/etc at least.
> Well, why libgrass was splitted out from grass ? From what I see it do
> not provide any benefices.
> What did I miss ?
The idea was to make it easier to build against grass by not requiring
download of the entire grass. I did not realize at the time that the
libraries were not self-contained.
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