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Re: [trinity-devel] Divided libtool × libtool-bin

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:58:00 -0500
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> Hi all,
>
> we have another unwelcome message:
>
> libtool (2.4.2-1.11) unstable; urgency=medium
>
>   * Non-maintainer upload.
>   * Drop libtool's dependency on libtool-bin.
>   * Add libtool-bin dependency on libtool.
>   * Make libtool Multi-Arch: foreign. Closes: #682045.
>   * Bump standards version to 3.9.6.
>
>  -- Matthias Klose <doko@.........>  Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:21:11 +0200
>
>
> This means that the packages that need to building libtool will need to
> have a
> set to variant dependency: "libtool-bin | libtool". I suggest to wait for
> a
> change in tde-packaging before we know what all packages will be affected.
> Now I ran into this problem with pytdeextensions and bibletime. We will
> see
> what will follow. We'll see whether it will be appropriate to wait for the
> change after RC1.
>
> --
> Slávek

Thanks for the heads up.  RC1 will *not* support Debian Jessie due to this
change, but we will try to make R14 support Debian Jessie as of its
release.

This is incidentally why I don't like tracking unstable distros.  I know
many users want to use Jessie (due to the age of the packages in Wheezy)
but it's constantly being broken and we simply don't have the finances to
rebuild the packages over and over and over again. :-(

As an aside, please refrain from uploading any new packages to QuickBuild
at this time.  After the RC1 builds are complete I will be taking it
offline for long-overdue scheduled maintenance lasting one or two days.

Tim
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