#499469 llvm-examples: binNMU-unsafe dependency on llvm-dev

Pierre Habouzit madcoder at madism.org
Tue Sep 30 10:37:58 UTC 2008

On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 09:32:13AM +0000, Evgeni Golov wrote:
> Hi,
> while looking at our RC bugs, I discovered this one and thought I could
> fix it by loosing the Dependency on llvm-dev to >= ${source:Version},
> but after looking at the package, I wondered if the Dependency is
> needed at all.
> The package contains only example sourcecode, which I would understand
> as a kind of documentation. The code is still readable and
> understandable without the llvm-dev package (even if not complileable).

> Thus I think llvm-examples should only recommend llvm-dev without
> any version (or does llvm break it's API with every release?).

It does. Or at least often.

·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder at debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org
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