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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Still trying to find a solution when a package depends on universe ubuntu repository
  • From: Martin Koegler <martin.koegler@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2013 00:00:32 +0200
  • Message-id: <20130606220032.GA32120@mail.zuhause>
On Thu, Jun 06, 2013 at 10:38:50AM +0200, Gianluca Massera wrote:
did you look at the libace source package ??
If yes, how did you arrive at the import number of 3 source packages ??
When I tried the solution 1, I stopped to go further when I realized that I
need to import more that 5 source packages.
So, where did come out your calculation ?? :

Build-Depends: debhelper (>= 9), dpkg-dev (>= 1.16.2), libssl-dev (>= 0.9.7d),
libxt-dev (>= 4.3.0), libfltk1.1-dev (>= 1.1.4), libqt4-dev (>= 4.4~rc1-4),
tk-dev (>= 8.5), libfox-1.6-dev, zlib1g-dev, libzzip-dev, liblzo2-dev,
docbook-to-man, bzip2, libbz2-dev
Build-Depends-Indep: doxygen, graphviz

doxygen, graphviz are main, as well as debhelper, dpkg-dev, libssl-dev,
libxt-dev, libfltk1.1-dev, libqt4-dev, tk-dev, zlib1g-dev, docbook-to-man,
bzip2, libbz2-dev, liblzo2-dev

Only libfox-1.6-dev, libzzip-dev are universe.
Build-Depends: debhelper (>= 7), autotools-dev, pkg-config, zlib1g-dev, python
Build-Depends: debhelper (>= 8), libjpeg-dev, libpng-dev, zlib1g-dev,
libx11-dev, libgl1-mesa-dev | libgl-dev, libglu1-mesa-dev | libglu-dev,
libtiff-dev, libcups2-dev, libxcursor-dev, libxft-dev, libxext-dev, libtool,
autoconf, autotools-dev, automake, dh-autoreconf, libfontconfig1-dev,

And, I disagree with you that the number of built binary packages does not
matter for OBS, because on the mailing list I read a lot of messages about
the waste of space, the waste of resources and so on. And every time, the
administrators instructs users to minimize the use of resources.

It has become a best practice to split even a single files (eg. libraries) into
seperate packages. This results in lots of small packages instead of one big

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