[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#402021: xfce4-session: FTBFS on non-linux: unsatisfiable Build-Depends on libhal-dev

Michael Banck mbanck at debian.org
Thu Dec 7 15:48:20 CET 2006

Package: xfce4-session
Severity: important


your package failed to autobuild on hurd-i386 and kfreebsd-i386:

Automatic build of xfce4-session_4.3.99.2-1 on beethoven by
sbuild/hurd-i386 85
Build started at 20061206-2131
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Get:1 http://ftp2.de.debian.org unstable/main xfce4-session
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Get:2 http://ftp2.de.debian.org unstable/main xfce4-session
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** Using build dependencies supplied by package:
Build-Depends: debhelper (>= 4.0.0), xfce4-mcs-manager-dev (>=, xbase-clients, libxml-parser-perl, chrpath, libhal-dev, quilt
Updating buildd.net status... done.
Checking for already installed source dependencies...
debhelper: already installed (5.0.42 >= 4.0.0 is satisfied)
xfce4-mcs-manager-dev: missing
xbase-clients: missing
libxml-parser-perl: missing
chrpath: already installed (0.13-2)
libhal-dev: missing
quilt: missing
Checking for source dependency conflicts...
  /usr/bin/sudo /usr/bin/apt-get --purge $CHROOT_OPTIONS -q -y
--force-yes install xfce4-mcs-manager-dev xbase-clients
libxml-parser-perl libhal-dev quilt
Reading package lists...
Building dependency tree...
E: Couldn't find package libhal-dev
apt-get failed.
Package installation failed
Trying to reinstall removed packages:
Trying to uninstall newly installed packages:
Source-dependencies not satisfied; skipping xfce4-session
Finished at 20061206-2132
Build needed 00:13:35, 0k disk space

The changelog says:

 * debian/control: updated build-deps against Xfce 4.4RC2 (

Maybe the Build-Depends on libhal-dev was introduced in error?  Does
xfce4-session really need it?  If yes, please add [!hurd-i386
!kfreebsd-i386 !kfreebsd-amd64] to it.



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