Varnishstat problems with 3.0.5 in Debian Squeeze

Kristian Grønfeldt Sørensen ksorensen at
Thu Sep 4 18:58:21 CEST 2014

On Thu, 2014-09-04 at 03:12 -0400, Gabriel Filion wrote:
> On 04/09/14 01:20 AM, Kristian Grønfeldt Sørensen wrote:
> > Wouldn't this indicate a bug in the Debian packaging ? Shouldn't the
> > varnish 3.0.5 package depend on the libvarnishapi package in version
> > 3.0.5, to prevent stuff like this from happening?
> there's already a dependency from the varnish package to libvarnishapi1:
> dep: libvarnishapi1 (>= 3.0.0)
>     shared libraries for Varnish
> (c.f. )
> but that's why it didn't upgrade automatically when you bumped version
> to squeeze-backports: then it means the dependency is not high enough,
> it should be >= 3.0.5

Sorry if I was unclear. The "Debian packaging" I was referring to above
is not the packaging done by Debian in squeeze-backports, since I'm
using the packages from, but rather the packaging
process that produces Debian packages for

> you should report a bug on the debian package to describe your issue and
> the fix you've used, and suggest to update the dependency on the package.

I was actually trying to find out if this is considered a bug in context, and if it makes sense to file a Varnish trac
ticket for this.



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