pbuilder-satisfydepends-dummy thinks libmilter-dev is a virtual package
ubuntu at baker-research.com
Wed Nov 26 01:31:36 GMT 2008
On Mon, 2008-11-24 at 12:13 -0500, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Saturday 22 November 2008 09:55, Alban Deniz wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'm packaging for Ubuntu an application I'm developing, and I've
> > encountered a problem I wasn't able find a solution in the docs.
> > I'm getting error when attempting to create a binary package using
> > pbuilder (entire output is below):
> > The following packages have unmet dependencies:
> > pbuilder-satisfydepends-dummy: Depends: libmilter-dev which is
> > a virtual package.
> > Depends: libmilter1 which is a
> > virtual package.
> In Hardy, libmilter is in Universe, you probably don't have that enabled in
> your pbuilder.
Thanks, that solved the problem.
> > Build-Depends: debhelper (>= 5), autotools-dev, libmilter1,
> > libmilter-dev, wget, gzip
> Just build-dep on libmilter-dev. It will depend on the correct version of
> > Recommends: sendmail, postfix
> You want to make those alternative recommends. In Ubuntu Postfix is the
> preferred MTA, so I'd suggest:
> Recommends: postfix | sendmail
> http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-motu is generally a better
> list for packaging questions. You can subscribe to that list and your posts
> won't be moderated like they are on ubuntu-devel.
I'll switch to that list, thanks.
> Scott K
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