library packages and Debian
droundy at abridgegame.org
Sat Sep 13 13:19:53 EDT 2003
On Fri, Sep 12, 2003 at 10:38:32AM +0100, Ross Paterson wrote:
> [rather Debian-specific, I'm afraid]
> Would the following work?
> - one source package per library package, generating a binary package
> for each compiler (and each architecture). Debian maintainer for the
> package gets it working with each compiler, and records dependencies
> on specific version numbers of each compiler in the control file.
> (Maybe there are compiler- and architecture-independent packages too.)
No. Debian only allows build-depends on a per-source package basis, so
this would mean that the library would be restricted to platforms on which
all haskell compilers exist.
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