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Re: packages w/introspection option out-of-order update

On Mon, Jun 25, 2018 at 06:42:19AM +0530, Mayuresh wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 24, 2018 at 05:45:57PM -0500, John D. Baker wrote:
> > While building stuff from pkgsrc-HEAD on i386-current, I ran into a
> > couple of packages that failed to build because the "Foo-X.Y.gir" file
> > it was including from another package couldn't be found.
> I have faced problems with gobject-introspection as well.
> Not sure whether pkgsrc, as a general options guideline to packagers
> should switch if off by default, unless absolutely needed somewhere. (I
> doubt whether the latter is the case with any package.)

Any gnome application written in python will need any libraries used to
have had introspection enabled. (Guessing vala too.) The frequently
put forward idea to turn off introspection isn't a good one.


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