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Re: Why can't I see/use plugins in www/liferea?
On Sat, Aug 28, 2021 at 10:18:45AM +0100, Chavdar Ivanov wrote:
> Perhaps this is worse - now attempt to build it goes through building
> the newly-needed python3.(9 in my case) packages and subsequent
> installation fails as in:
> => Creating binary package
> ===> Building binary package for py39-cairo-1.20.1
> => Creating binary package /usr/pkgsrc/packages/All/py39-cairo-1.20.1.tgz
> ===> Installing binary package of py39-cairo-1.20.1
> pkg_add: Conflicting PLIST with py37-cairo-1.20.1: include/pycairo/py3cairo.h
> pkg_add: 1 package addition failed
> *** Error code 1
> thereby requiring a full switch from python3.7 to 3.9...
> I would suggest adding the abovementioned pyhon-3.7-embed.pc to
> python37 package, which should allow embedding it elsewhere as well; I
> do not know why this file is missing in 3.7 and present in the others
> when it actually works.
The better support for embedding python into other programs is a new
feature of python 3.8. I don't feel that we should backport this to
pkgsrc just for this issue.
> By the way, as far as the original discussed package - www/liferea -
> is concerned, the version in pkgsrc is 1.12.8; the current version is
> 1.13.6. If one applies the trivial patch (just upping the version in
> Makefile and distinfo; make distinfo && make package && make
> print-PLIST > PLIST && make repackage) it actually builds and runs,
> but does not display the feeds at all, sans any error messages, so for
> now I'd stick to the working version.
Thanks for the test. Is it still the case that liferea follows the
gnome version scheme with even numbers in the second position are
stable and odd numbers are unstable versions? (I.e. 1.12.x stable,
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