[vbox-dev] Uneeded dependencies on debian/control

Frank Mehnert Frank.Mehnert at Sun.COM
Tue Jun 9 13:27:54 PDT 2009


On Friday 05 June 2009, Antonio Augusto (Mancha) wrote:
> I've noticed that the debian control have two dependencies that, IMHO,
> aren't needed/are bogus
> the frst one is linux-headers-generic, thios package doesn't exist on
> a debian lenny system (at least not im mine:)).

I probably added this dependency for Ubuntu users. Long time ago,
so I don't remember anymore.

> Also, Wine. This one is not needed per se (since I can compile the
> binaries just fine without it). What is wine used for then?

Wine is used for compiling the Windows guest additions but I admit
that this is not applicable for the OSE version.

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert    Sun Microsystems, Inc.    www.sun.com
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