[pkg-golang-devel] Add tzdata to golang-go install dependencies?

Michael Hudson-Doyle michael.hudson at canonical.com
Wed Oct 5 21:51:32 UTC 2016

On 6 October 2016 at 06:35, Tianon Gravi <tianon at debian.org> wrote:

> On 5 October 2016 at 03:50, Potter, Tim (HPE Linux Support)
> <timothy.potter at hpe.com> wrote:
> > Thoughts?
> I'm not opposed to the idea!  Generally, given the
> technically-optional relationship "tzdata" has to "golang", I'd
> probably normally put it in Recommends, but that wouldn't help
> Build-Depends any. :)
> I think it'd probably make more sense to put the relation on
> "golang-src" though, since that's technically where the "time" code
> itself comes from (and where the dependency on "tzdata" is actually
> introduced).

Something I wonder about here is that do we need to add tzdata as a
Depends: on some of the packages that provide binaries? It's all well and
good to make the builds pass but it's nice if the binaries work too :)

I'm not sure I see anything less tedious that doing this case by case

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