Bug#858525: libjack-jackd2-dev: Depend on jackd2

Mattia Rizzolo mattia at debian.org
Tue Mar 28 08:04:23 UTC 2017

On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:22:41PM -0400, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> I think the approach of adding a 'depends' to jackd2 is the simplest.
> Moving the shared library to the -dev packages doesn't work, because
> /usr/bin/jackd2 and netserver.so link against it.

Why not moving the file to libjack-jackd2-0 instead?

> The downside of this patch is that every package that depends on
> libjack-jackd2-dev now also pulls jackd2. This might be a bit overkill
> (and potentially starts a daemon). To resolve this, I think we would
> need to introduce a new package (which I'd rather avoid at this point).

There is a slowly running thread in debian-devel right now exactly about
library packages depending on programs (ok, here we are talking about
the -dev package, not the library, but it fall close).

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