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Depending on postgresql-plpython for every installed version of postgresql

I'm working on a project which gets installed as an Ubuntu package. This is part of the code for generating the database (modified): CREATE EXTENSION plpythonu; CREATE FUNCTION foo (str text) ...
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How to add dependency after submitting a proprietary app to USC?

I submitted my app "Brightness Controller" under proprietary license and it has been published. It contains an executable .py file. But the app depends on python-wxgtk2.8 I wrote it in the comments ...
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How to make a dependency to the latest version of boost?

I'm packaging a couple of libraries that have some dependencies with one-another. To simplify, let's say I have: libA and libB. libB depends on libA for both building and installing. libA depends ...
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How to create a .deb file with dependency?

I have a game made with the LÖVE framework and i want it into a .deb file so it can be easily installed by others and easily findable through the Unity dash for example. I also have the LÖVE framework ...
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How to setup debian/control to force updating a library?

This question is aimed at PPA/packages maintainers. I have a PPA with 2 packages: mypackage (currently version 1~ppa1~quantal) mypackagelib (currently version 1~ppa1~quantal) Currently, the ...
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Packaging a header library, header dependencies

When packaging a library A that contains of headers (similar to boost), those headers may have include statements to another header library B in them. Consequently, when building an application with ...
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How to force Quickly to NOT include a dependency? (Specifically: apport)

My case is this - the quickly-generated application contains some apport code, so quickly inserts python-apport in the dependencies list. I would like the application to be installable and run on ...
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Packaging best practices for third-party dependencies

I'm packaging an application for the first time for Ubuntu. I have a few dependencies, the primary ones being Qt and ICU. I'm just not clear how to deploy these applications without getting into a ...
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How do I remove ia32-libs from the Depends line as generated by shlibs:Depends?

I've created a package which contains 32-bit libraries for compatibility with 32-bit applications on 64-bit systems, stored in /usr/lib32. This causes the ia32-libs dependency being added to my ...
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Is there a way to test packages I build for correct dependencies?

I'm absolutely new to packaging, so forgive me if I am asking something obvious for an experienced packager... How can I be sure that mentioned all the dependencies correctly in my package? Say that ...
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What do the dependencies of 'Finch' (CLI IM client) do

Bug #395001 is currently giving me a headache. The OP is attempting to install Finch, a text-based instant messaging client, but is upset about the amount of dependencies that are being installed. ...
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How can I specify a dependency between 2 versions of a package?

In a debian/control file, how do I specify a dependency on a package between 2 versions of that package? For example: python 2.5 or higher but lower than python 2.7. Depends: python ...