Bug#754812: guymager: hardcoded dependency on libparted0

Colin Watson cjwatson at debian.org
Mon Jul 14 14:06:41 UTC 2014

Package: guymager
Version: 0.7.3-2
Severity: important
Tags: patch
Control: block 754582 by -1

I plan to switch to parted 3.1 soon; see #754582.  This is now in the
NEW queue for experimental, and I'll upload it to unstable once it's
past NEW and a couple of other blockers are resolved.  It involves a
package name change to libparted2.

It looks as though guymager should work fine with libparted2, and it
doesn't need any source changes (since it just looks for
libparted*.so*), but the hardcoded dependency is a bit problematic.  It
would be nice if it worked both before and after the parted change so
that I don't have to coordinate a transition with you too carefully.
How about this change?

Later, once this has all landed, you can (and probably should) change
the preferred alternative to libparted2, but there's no great rush.

  * Allow the libparted virtual package as an alternative to libparted0.

diff -Nru guymager-0.7.3/debian/control guymager-0.7.3/debian/control
--- guymager-0.7.3/debian/control	2014-02-07 18:52:31.000000000 +0000
+++ guymager-0.7.3/debian/control	2014-07-14 15:04:15.000000000 +0100
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@
 Package: guymager
 Architecture: amd64 i386 powerpc
 Depends: hdparm,
-         libparted0,
+         libparted0 | libparted,


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at debian.org]

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