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Month: October 2013

RE: [trinity-devel] TDE strict dependency on binutils in Debian Jessie/Wheezy

From: "Michele Calgaro" <michele.calgaro@...>
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:07:15 +0900
>I believe that a close relationship to binutils is just a minor problem for users running stable version. It
>is very unlikely that in the updates for stable version of Debian/Ubuntu distribution (or backports) will be 
>updated binutils, which would break dependencies.
>The problem is therefore only applies to users who use testing and unstable distributions. For such versions 
>of distributions is not possible to release the "final" versions of TDE, because any time something can go 
>wrong. I assume that users will always have to use either nightly-builds or preliminary updates for stable 
>TDE branch. As was my ppa for v3.5.13.x branch.
>I any case, if backtraces is good even without the lib bfd, we can turn off WITH_LIBBFD and remove binutils-
>dev from tdelibs-trinity build-deps and tdelibs14-trinity-dev dependencies. To me this seems appropriate.

You have more experience than me, so I leave the choice to you and Tim. Both choices are ok for me. I usually do a full rebuild every month or two, so in the worst case I just hold up the binutils update for a few weeks.