Virtual packages?

Ming Hua minghua-list at
Mon Nov 13 05:52:39 GMT 2006

> Am Sun, 12 Nov 2006 01:42:41 +0100 schrieb Jan Claeys:
> > This is explained in the 'debian-policy' document:
> > <>

On Sun, Nov 12, 2006 at 11:24:38AM +0100, Andreas Volz wrote:
> Ok, I looked into
> but found no virtual package for glut. So what is the exact name for
> the virtual glut package and how could I get a recent list?

For cases like glut and freeglut you discribed, I believe the following
statement form Jan Claeys's URL usually apply:
    "(except privately, amongst a cooperating group of packages)"
So that list is far from complete for all virtual packages used in


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