[Debian-med-packaging] Bug#557495: [treinen at free.fr: Bug#557495: libtowitoko-dev and libctapimkt0-dev: error when trying to install together]

Simon Richter sjr at debian.org
Fri Mar 12 00:38:24 UTC 2010


On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 08:19:36AM +0100, Andreas Tille wrote:

> I would strongly welcome this solution - but some upstream has to care
> about this.

Not really.

I've just uploaded "ctapi-dev" to Debian -- a copy of the package is
available at http://people.debian.org/~sjr/ -- which contains a very
conservative definition of the interface, and declares a Replaces: on
all versions of towitoko-dev and libctapimkt0-dev known to contain the

The next towitoko upload will remove these files and use the common
definition (incidentally, I also found a bug in the towitoko package
this way, as the package uses "char" as the return type, which is
unsigned on PowerPC).

I expect this package to be maintenance-free, given that the standard
hasn't even been updated in the last 15 years.

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