[Pkg-pascal-devel] Bug#1037406: (many packages): build-depends on transitional package libgdk-pixbuf2.0-dev

Simon McVittie smcv at debian.org
Sun Sep 10 14:28:37 BST 2023

On Mon, 12 Jun 2023 at 11:34:11 +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:
> In Debian 11, libgdk-pixbuf2.0-dev was split into two packages:
> - libgdk-pixbuf-2.0-dev contains the supported gdk-pixbuf-2.0 library
> - libgdk-pixbuf-xlib-2.0-dev contains the deprecated, unmaintained
>   Xlib integration layer, gdk-pixbuf-xlib-2.0
> If [this package] only requires functionality from gdk-pixbuf-2.0.pc
> and <gdk-pixbuf/*.h>, please update the build-dependency to
> libgdk-pixbuf-2.0-dev.
> If it also requires the Xlib integration gdk-pixbuf-xlib-2.0.pc and
> <gdk-pixbuf-xlib/*.h> (unlikely), then you can also build-depend on
> libgdk-pixbuf-xlib-2.0-dev until the package can be updated to remove
> that requirement.
> libgdk-pixbuf-2.0-dev was present in both Debian 11 and Debian 12, so
> it is not necessary to have a "| libgdk-pixbuf2.0-dev" alternative
> dependency, even for packages that are expected to be backported.

It's been almost 3 months since I opened these bugs, and we should
remove this transitional package well before the Debian 13 freeze (it
should ideally have already been removed in Debian 12), so I'm raising
them to RC.


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