severity 392560 important

On Thu, Oct 12, 2006 at 11:07:25AM +0200, Harri Kiiskinen wrote:
> Subject: grass: Outdated build-deps for testing
> Source: grass
> Severity: serious
> Justification: no longer builds from source

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> The grass source package from testing (6.0.2-6) has impossible build
> dependencies for testing, and the current grass binary in 
> testing cannot have been built with these dependencies. 

> dpkg-checkbuilddeps: Unmet build dependencies: fftw3-dev
> libgl1-mesa-swx11-dev libglu1-xorg-dev | xlibmesa-glu-dev autoconf2.13 
> libgdal1-1.3.1-dev

> results in this:

> to be REMOVED:
>   libgl1-mesa-dev libgl1-mesa-dri libgl1-mesa-glx x-window-system
> x-window-system-core xlibmesa-dri xlibmesa-gl xlibmesa-gl-dev xorg
> to be INSTALLED:
>   autoconf2.13 fftw3-dev libgl1-mesa-swx11 libgl1-mesa-swx11-dev
> libglu1-xorg-dev

> To remove xorg just to build grass? Somewhat exaggarated, IMHO.

That doesn't make it a serious bug in grass just because you choose not to
install the build-dependencies.

Though since grass doesn't appear to be building against libOSMesa, it
should be fixed to use one of the less-conflicty implementations of

> And the current grass binary dependes on libgdal1-1.3.2, which is the
> current version in testing, not 1.3.1, which is required by 
> the source package. Would be nice to have the control file that was used
> to build the current testing packages, not some age-old 
> ones.

What are you talking about?  The current version of the package
build-depends on libgdal1-1.3.2-dev.

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