On Wed, Feb 02, 2011 at 04:10:51PM +0100, Benjamin Drung wrote:
Am Mittwoch, den 02.02.2011, 15:23 +0100 schrieb Adrian Knoth:On Wed, Feb 02, 2011 at 02:54:37PM +0100, David Henningsson wrote:> Ardour (perhaps among others) build-depends on libsoundtouch1-dev, > but this is not built by the archive as soundtouch provides > libsoundtouch-dev but not libsoundtouch1-dev. Is this just a typo > in soundtouch packaging, or do we have a more serious problem?The changelog in http://packages.qa.debian.org/s/soundtouch/news/20110116T154758Z.html says: * Rename libsoundtouch1c2 to libsoundtouch0 and libsoundtouch1-dev to libsoundtouch0-dev so we comply with policy. - Obsolete c2 naming due to CXX transition is not needed anymore. - ardour used to provide libsoundtouch0 and libsoundtouch0-dev as mentioned in #271108. These packages were removed in 2004. So looks like a "transition" to me, and we probably need to readjust ardour's build dependency (to libsoundtouch-dev). I can take care of this if agreed upon.It's libsoundtouch0-dev. The question is: Why doesn't libsoundtouch-dev exist?
Virtual unversioned -dev package names providing a corresponding versioned package is an optional convenience feature, not mandated. Also, it makes sense to use directly only if a single real package satisfies that virtual dependency at each distro suite.
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