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On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 12:17:05 (CEST), Roman Haefeli wrote:

> On Wed, 2010-10-06 at 20:12 +0200, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 06, 2010 at 17:32:10 (CEST), Roman Haefeli wrote:
>> 
>> > Hi all
>> >
>> > I uploaded a new package pd-readanysf, which is a Pd external object for
>> > reading and receiving many audio formats.
>> >
>> > ITP-Bug:  #598388
>> >
>> > I'd be happy if someone could have a look.
>> 
>> I had a quick look at the packaging, looks mostly fine but the build
>> dependencies. It declares a dependency on libgmerlin-avdec-dev that does
>> not seem to exist in debian. uh? Did you actually build and test the package?
>
> Yeah, frankly I only tested the build by including my PPA from
> launchpad, where I have a copy of gmerlin-avdecoder.

I see.

>> moreover, every dependency is versioned. Is that really necessary or did
>> you add these constraints 'just in case'?
>
> The latter. 
>
>>  If that is right, please avoid
>> that and add them only if they are really necessary and comment in the
>> commit message why they are necessary.
>
> Ok, I'll do so in the future (I'm still learning). I removed the
> specific versions from the build dependencies where unnecessary.

Great.
>
> There is still the problem that gmerlin-avdecoder is not yet in debian,
> but I found it in the git repositories of pkg-multimedia. Is there a way
> to include the git repository as a deb source?

No, instead, we should get it uploaded first. What's the problem with
it?

> How should I proceed in such a situation anyway? Is the best to wait
> until the dependencies makes it into debian?

Indeed

> Thanks a lot for your support and your quick reponse

-- 
Gruesse/greetings,
Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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