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FS#73030 - notcurses package has under-specified dependencies

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Craig Barnes (cbb) - Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 10:05 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Sunday, 19 December 2021, 11:43 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Assigned
Assigned To Santiago Torres (sangy)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 7
Private No


The libdeflate dependency for the notcurses 3.0.0-2 package is specified in "makedepends=" instead of "depends=", which can cause the following error when running the demo programs:

> notcurses-demo: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Steps to reproduce:

1. pacman -R libdeflate
2. pacman -S notcurses
3. notcurses-demo
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