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Re: libcroco and xz
On Sat, Jun 16, 2012 at 11:22:49PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 17, 2012 at 01:15:22AM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 16, 2012 at 11:10:38PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> > > On Sun, Jun 17, 2012 at 12:33:04AM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > > > On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 07:31:40PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> > > > > > The problem I have with the commit is that it also hides the
> > > > > > case. A dependency is declared as build time only, used by a
> > > > > > as full dependency, but explicitly linked against. I'm more
> inclined to
> > > > > > care about that case than the reverse.
> > > > >
> > > > > I think that's less important. If it's an indirect dependency,
> > > > > always be present; the only way it'll fail at runtime is if an
> > > > > to libxml2 changes it to longer bring in xz. However, this will
> > > > > (if handled correctly) in xz being removed from xz's bl3.mk and
> > > > > libcroco being revbumped and rebuilt, and then the liblzma NEEDED
> > > > > entry will go away in the new build. IOW, it won't fail, so
> there's no
> > > > > point worrying about it.
> > > >
> > > > If we want to do that (I'm mildly opposed, but I agree that this will
> > > > hit us a lot more often), I think the correct approach is to expand
> > > > list of full dependencies once. So move the pkg_info -r calls out of
> > > > AWK script and provide a second version of the .depends file that
> > > > contains the full list of packages we are willing to accept shared
> > > > linking against.
> > >
> > > That sounds fine; however, can we have obache's version back first so
> > > we don't end up with pointlessly broken packages in 2012Q2?
> > Expanding the list obsoletes obache's change completely.
> Sure, but is it going to get done in the next half hour?
For those following along at home: Joerg kindly volunteered to take
care of it properly, and an exception to the freeze has been granted
so it can be committed in a day or two.
thanks, Joerg :-)
David A. Holland
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