On Tue, Jun 27, 2006 at 10:07:55AM +0200, Stephan Holl wrote:
> Hello Paolo, all,
> On Tue, 27 Jun 2006 08:23:02 +0200 Paolo Cavallini
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> > Hi all.
> > I'm regularly compiling (by checkinstall) grass and qgis from cvs/svn,
> > but I have a problem related to Debian packaging: debian package is
> > split in grass and libgrass, with libgdal-grass (thus also the much
> > needed qgis-grass plugin) depending on libgrass. Checkinstall instead
> > packages grass as a whole "package". As a result, after installation
> > the system complains of a missing dependency. I ma therefore forced to
> > downgrade grass, install libgrass and libgdal-grass, and reinstalling
> > grass-cvs.
> > Could someone suggest a more elegant solution (yet, if possible, a
> > simple one)?
> > Many thanks.
> Wasn't the idea of splitting libgrass into separate package to make it
> possible to link gdal against grass without installing the whole GRASS?!
That was the nice initial idea of someone... Unfortuntately
libgrass depends on grass too. And it has also a loop versioned dependency which
is officially deprecated, because renders bin-NMU by release team
impossible. So, libgrass is unuseful and problematic. See also #361962.
Francesco P. Lovergine
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