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Re: ANNOUNCE: textproc/icu updates are now restricted after 2/15, in quarterly


Greg Troxel <> writes:

> Ryo ONODERA <> writes:
>> Some dependencies of misc/libreoffice including fonts/harfbuzz-icu require
>> the similar things.
>> misc/libreoffice itself requires relatively big patch for ICU 75 and I will
>> commit the fixes tonight hopefully.
>> As far as I remember correctly, x11/qt5-qtbase has alloca() problem when
>> -std=c++NN is specified.
>> ICU itself may be safe for -std=c++NN, however it may be not safe totally.
> I realize you aren't the one that updated icu, but this seems like quite
> a lot of problems.
> If we can't get things fixed soon, say in the next 7 days, I think need

Could you please describe what problems should be resolved?

misc/libreoffice should be built without problem.
Of course the other packages has similar problems and they should be

The problem between -std=c++NN and -std=gnu++NN is long standing
problem and it is not related to ICU 75 at all.

> to need to revert the icu update.  By the general policy in quarterly,
> it should not have happened.  I realize that it was not perhaps possible
> to tell this without trying to build everything, as the NEWS entry
> (pasted in from icu release notes) doesn't explain that depending
> packages are going to break.

Thank you.

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