[ILUG] Re: apt-get: 'Build-dependencies for foo could not be
jm at jmason.org
Thu Aug 3 14:43:46 IST 2006
Matej Cepl writes:
> Justin Mason wrote:
> > Anyone got any tips at this stage? How can I install the ffmpeg
> > build-deps?
> I would just go ahead and fix debian/control file Build-Depends: field. It
> doesn't make any sense to use different version of -dev package than the
> binary library it supports, and you have actually newer version of
> libtheora than what is required.
Thanks -- but I think it's actually *not* a newer version of
the package; instead I think the package installed from
the marillat repo was installed a while previously, but used
an incorrect version number (hence *appearing* to be newer).
> Make your own version (dch -i in the top package directory and make yourself
> new record in changelog) and then fix debian/control, and run
> dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot
> Good luck!
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