[Pkg-pascal-devel] Using FPC backports to build src package

Abou Al Montacir abou.almontacir at sfr.fr
Fri Oct 7 15:59:25 BST 2022

Hi David,

On Thu, 2022-10-06 at 20:48 +1100, David Bannon wrote:
> Some advice please!
> I am about to release a new version of tomboy-ng and should use the newer
> FPC/Lazarus in Testing to make my Source Package. 
> So, I added backports to my Bullseye installation and installed FPC 3.2.2 and
> Lazarus 2.2.2 (thanks Abou!). However, because I have in my package's
> dependencies, thus -
> Build-Depends: .... fpc (>=3.2.2), lazarus (>=2.2.2)
> And the FPC and Lazarus from backports identify themselves as fpc-3.2.2 and
> lazarus-2.2, debuild fails the dependency check. I have confirmed this by
> manually editing my control line (successfully) to -
> Build-Depends: .... fpc-3.2.2 (>=3.2.2), lazarus-2.2 (>=2.2.2)
> So, finally, my question - should I just use a Testing install to build my
> source package ? 
Sorry, but I think that the easiest way to do that is to use cowbuilder with
This way you are sure it uses a clean environment, just very similar to what
runs in builders.
Abou Al Montacir

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