[Pkg-crosswire-devel] SWORD 1.5.11-1 now really in Debian experimental -- time for a second Bibletime upload attempt?

Roberto C. Sánchez roberto at connexer.com
Tue Apr 14 16:16:02 BST 2009

On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 08:12:07AM -0700, Jonathan Marsden wrote:
> Sure.  There's an issue preventing me from easily building on sid with
> experimental in sources.list right now... apt-get install libsword7
> works fine, but apt-get install libsword-dev pulls in the old
> libsword-dev and so replaces libsword7 with libsword6, which is...
> undesirable :)
> I'm not sure why I do not get the newer (Debian experimental, 1.5.11-1)
> version of libsword-dev when I have experimental in my sources.list --
> any ideas?  I can manually install the newer libsword-dev, of course...
> but I suspect that the fact I have to do so means an attempt at building
>  bibletime on official Debian build machines will currently pull in the
> "wrong" (old) libsword-dev and so fail?
You may need to pin the experimental libsword-dev higher than your
unstale sources.

> Anyway, there is now a new Bibletime source package with a libsword-dev
> (>= 1.5.11) Build-Depends available for you at
>   http://computeroptions.net/sword/bibletime_2.0~alpha3-1.dsc
> which works *if* I manually install the newer libsword-dev.
I'l try and get it today.

> OK, thanks for clarifying.  So we'll need to keep pestering you for
> every upload!
No sweat.


Roberto C. Sánchez
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