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Re: Unmarked dependency on python 2.5 in devel/glib2?
On 30 January 2012 17:30, Patrick Welche <prlw1%cam.ac.uk@localhost> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 01:46:31PM +0100, Ian D. Leroux wrote:
>> With pkgsrc updated a few minutes, make package in devel/glib2 fails
>> gmake: Entering
>> /bin/sh ./config.status --recheck
>> gmake: Leaving directory
>> GEN gdbus-test-codegen-generated.c
>> env: python2.5: No such file or directory
>> gmake: *** [gdbus-test-codegen-generated.c] Error 127
>> I'm building this in a pkg_comp chroot, which is why python isn't
>> available until and unless it gets installed as a dependency. Should
>> python be added to glib2's dependency list, or is something else going
> I spent most of last week working on upgrading the glib2 package - I didn't
> post the package as I hadn't formulated the python question (and hadn't
> excised pkg-config) yet. Seems that work was wasted...
> gdbus-codegen is a python program.
> Not to be confused with the test framework which needs python.
> To quote its man page
> gdbus-codegen is used to generate code and/or documentation for one
> or more D-Bus interfaces. The tool reads Introspection XML files and
> generates output files. The tool currently supports generating C code
> and Docbook XML.
> So basically, if we want gdbus-codegen, we need to add the python
Would this not be a suitable candidate for a separate package, albeit
one which depends on glib2 and may involve (re)building most of glib2
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