Bug#396063: libsdl1.2-dev: package dependencies disagree with libSDL.la over libcaca and libcucul

Yann Dirson dirson at debian.org
Sun Oct 29 16:46:33 CET 2006

Package: libsdl1.2-dev
Version: 1.2.11-4
Severity: grave

/usr/lib/libSDL.la mentions "-lcaca -lcucul" in dependency_libs, but
none of the matching dev packages are pulled by libsd1.2-dev.  As a
result, it breaks the build of unrelated software (in my particular case,

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (90, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)

Versions of packages libsdl1.2-dev depends on:
ii  libaa1-dev                    1.4p5-30   ascii art library, development kit
ii  libartsc0-dev                 1.5.5-1    development files for the aRts sou
ii  libasound2-dev                1.0.13-1   ALSA library development files
ii  libaudio-dev                  1.8-2      The Network Audio System (NAS). (d
ii  libdirectfb-dev      frame buffer graphics library, dev
ii  libesd0-dev                   0.2.36-3   Enlightened Sound Daemon - Develop
ii  libglu1-mesa-dev [libglu-dev] 6.5.1-0.2  The OpenGL utility library -- deve
ii  libglu1-xorg-dev              1:7.1.0-5  transitional package for Debian et
ii  libsdl1.2debian               1.2.11-4   Simple DirectMedia Layer
ii  libsvga1-dev                  1:1.4.3-23 console SVGA display development l
ii  libxext-dev                   1:1.0.1-2  X11 miscellaneous extensions libra
ii  libxt-dev                     1:1.0.2-2  X11 toolkit intrinsics library (de

libsdl1.2-dev recommends no packages.

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