Bug#488148: findimagedupes: missing perlapi dependency

Niko Tyni ntyni at debian.org
Fri Jun 27 05:20:56 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 11:29:11PM +0200, Manuel Prinz wrote:

> Substituting the current hard-coded dependancy on perl with
> ${perl:Depends} in debian/control produces a dependancy on "perl" which
> seems OK. (However, I did not get it to add the other libraries used by
> findimagedupes. I'm quite sure dh_perl would handle those as well but I
> could not get it to work and gave up after 1.5 hours. I tried passing
> different directories to dh_perl but that did not do the trick. Any
> hints are welcome.)

Despite the similarity with ${shlibs:Depends}, ${perl:Depends} doesn't
handle the Perl libraries, only the dependency on the Perl version
(including perlapi-$Config{version}). You still have to list the
libraries manually. See #81547.
Niko Tyni   ntyni at debian.org

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