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Re: pkg/46915 (chat/libotr 4.0.0 may break net/kdenetwork4 4.8.4 build on DragonFly)
The following reply was made to PR pkg/46915; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "OBATA Akio" <obache%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/46915 (chat/libotr 4.0.0 may break net/kdenetwork4 4.8.4
build on DragonFly)
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 09:43:23 +0900
On Wed, 12 Sep 2012 23:35:04 +0900, David Shao <davshao%gmail.com@localhost>
> I do not see how this breakage for the new API-incompatible libotr
> 4.0.0 is the responsibility of the kdenetwork4 maintainer. That
> FreeBSD ports felt the need to create a backwards compatibility port
> indicates a patch for the new API is not trivial. Unless this patch
> already exists, the build for meta-pkgs/kde4 will remain broken for
> quite some time.
Then, kdenetwork4 maintainer is the responsible person.
He may know the patch, or decide to create libotr3 package,
or drop libotr related features, and so on.
OBATA Akio / obache%NetBSD.org@localhost
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