Bug#401896: Accepted pygtk 2.8.6-7 (source i386 all)
joss at debian.org
Thu Dec 7 09:54:34 CET 2006
Le jeudi 07 décembre 2006 à 08:17 +0100, Loïc Minier a écrit :
> On Wed, Dec 06, 2006, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > Shouldn't python-dev be enough? Depending on python-all-dev will bring
> > all python interpreter versions, this sounds overkill to me.
> I wanted to depend on python-dev | python-something-dev, but there's no
> virtual provide shared by python2.X-dev packages. Since
> python-gtk2-dev ships header files which could theoritically be
> different between python versions, it made no particular sense to favor
> python-dev, so I picked python-all-dev for symmetry.
> I think python-dev is ok as well.
The python policy implies that if you want to build something against
the non-default python version, you need python-foo and python2.X-dev.
Which means in this case, a python-dev dependency should be enough. This
would avoid pulling several interpreter versions when not needed.
Josselin Mouette /\./\
"Do you have any more insane proposals for me?"
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