[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#642936: python-fontforge: dependency on libfontforge1 too weak

Jakub Wilk jwilk at debian.org
Sun Sep 25 19:52:46 UTC 2011

Package: python-fontforge
Version: 0.0.20110222-2
Severity: important
User: debian-python at lists.debian.org
Usertags: python2.7

python-fontforge has only unversioned dependency on libfontforge1. This 
is of course insufficent to ensure that python-fontforge and 
libfontforge1 can be only installed together if they were build against 
the same version of Python. (Please note that different version of 
Python are not binary-compatible!)

Please consider using "Depends: ..., libfontforge1 (= 

BTW, libgdraw4 has similar problem, although only because it's 
gratuitously linked with libpython2.X:
| dpkg-shlibdeps: warning: dependency on libpython2.6.so.1.0 could be avoided if "debian/libgdraw4/usr/lib/libgdraw.so.4.0.10" were not uselessly linked against it (they use none of its symbols).

Jakub Wilk

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