[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#136823: marked as done (libxerces1-dev: Package does not provide a static version of the library)

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Package: libxerces1-dev
Version: 1.5.2-4
Severity: serious
Justification: Policy 11.2

The -dev package only provides the .so link to the shared version, and
no static version:

SID@rivendel:~$ dpkg -L libxerces1-dev | grep usr/lib

-- System Information
Debian Release: 3.0
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux rivendel 2.4.9 #1 SMP Sun Nov 18 02:18:52 CET 2001 i686
Locale: LANG=en_US, LC_CTYPE=en_US

Versions of packages libxerces1-dev depends on:
ii  libc6-dev      2.2.5-3        GNU C Library: Development Libraries and Hea
ii  libxerces1     1.5.2-4        Validating XML parser library for C++

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From: Jay Berkenbilt <qjb@debian.org>
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Subject: xerces static library
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The next upstream version of xerces, 3.0, will provide a provision for
creating a static library.  For now, I am closing this bug, reported
against xerces23, since the xerces23 package is being removed.  Thanks
for your report (made a very long time ago).

Jay Berkenbilt <qjb@debian.org>