[Pkg-pascal-devel] Bug#845498: Bug#845498: /usr/bin/fpc-3.0.0: Provide cross-compilers

Paul Gevers elbrus at debian.org
Fri Dec 15 08:26:20 UTC 2017

Hi Abou,

On 11-12-17 10:20, Abou Al Montacir wrote:
> This is now done, we now have unit packages co-installable. However,
> There is still an issue with fp-compiler package. It contains some
> executables that are installed in /usr/bin while is is MA same according
> to this report
> <https://lintian.debian.org/maintainer/pkg-pascal-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org.html#fpc>.
> As far as I can see fpc-3.0.4, fpcmkcfg-3.0.4, and fpcres-3.0.4 are
> tools and should be moved to fp-utils. In this case I'd make fp-compiler
> recommend fp-utils.
> Then there is grab_vcsa-3.0.4 which is a tool that is specific to video
> unit, and that shall be installed by fp-units-base, but this is not my
> preference as this just moves the problem to that package. I would
> rather move grab_vcsa-3.0.4 to fp-utils, and make the fp-units-base
> recommend fp-utils (maybe not needed as it recommends fp-compiler).
> What do you think about this proposal?

I don't see obvious flaws in your proposal so I think it is OK.

But I think you didn't fix this in your upload to unstable, so Lintian
is now complaining loudly about all this, as is the MA hinter:

Just curious, why did you upload to unstable without fixing these issues


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