[pkg-php-pear] Bug#725498: Bug#725498: Bug#725498: Include versioned deps in
Sergey B Kirpichev
skirpichev at gmail.com
Mon Oct 7 23:02:50 UTC 2013
> Le 07/10/2013 18:04, Sergey B Kirpichev a écrit :
> > On Mon, Oct 07, 2013 at 04:56:24PM -0400, David Prévot wrote:
> >> Le 06/10/2013 12:12, Sergey B Kirpichev a écrit :
> >>> Simple patch attached.
> >>> -Build-Depends: debhelper (>= 8.0.0), pkg-php-tools
> >>> +Build-Depends: debhelper (>= 8.0.0), pkg-php-tools (>= 1.6)
> >> I fail to understand why a versionned dependency would be useful or even> >> wanted, could you please elaborate?
> > To simplify e.g. backporting.
> Since only pkg-php-tools 0.8 is in the current stable, it would make it
> harder to backport packages build-depending on pkg-php-tools, so such
> versionned dependency should only be added if really needed.
Until someone provide pkg-php-tools's backport (for version
>= 1.6) - is's almost useless, yes.
> I still fail to understand your point, could you please elaborate?
Why not fix things right now? Why not instruct people
to use versioned dependencies as it's supposed to do?
> Why 1.6 in the first place?
PECL packages support was introduced in 1.5 (experimental)
and appears in unstable in 1.6.
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