[Lazarus] Build-Depands: imagemagick

Vincent Snijders vincent.snijders at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 07:45:45 CEST 2012

2012/10/8 Bernd <prof7bit at gmail.com>:
> I found this in debian/control. Which part of Lazarus depends on
> imagemagick during building of Lazarus?

I think for creating images for the desktop shortcuts.

> Also please could this entire debian directry please be removed
> entirely? It really make packaging much more complicated. Original
> upstream sources should not contain any debian packaging data, the
> package maintainer will maintain and provide this directory on his own
> and patch it into the original sources during packaging, this way also
> the debian changes diff (changes between orig.tar.gz and deb package)
> becomes much more clear and meaningful.

What is the debian maintainer is a Lazarus developer that wants his
changes as close to the source as possible? So he maintains it here.

And it would mean I cannot create the snapshots anymore ...


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