[DebianGIS-dev] Bug#361962: grass has circular Depends on libgrass

Francesco P. Lovergine frankie at debian.org
Wed Apr 12 07:41:22 UTC 2006

On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 02:03:56PM -0400, Steve Halasz wrote:
> >  
> > Well, why libgrass was splitted out from grass ? From what I see it do
> > not provide any benefices.
> > 
> > What did I miss ?
> The idea was to make it easier to build against grass by not requiring
> download of the entire grass. I did not realize at the time that the
> libraries were not self-contained.

Indeed, currently libgrass and grass should/could be unified AFAIK.
That's true since 6.0 series at least AFAIK.

Francesco P. Lovergine

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