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

From: Michele Calgaro <michele.calgaro@...>
Date: Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:20:44 +0900
On 11/01/2014 12:04 PM, Michele Calgaro wrote:
> On 11/01/2014 08:58 AM, Timothy Pearson wrote:
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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
>
> I ran in the exact same problem during last night partial rebuild (everything without the "applications" part).
> Most of packages build anyway, so we can say that even though RC1 does not support Jessie 100%, we are probably not far
> away from there. Today I will run the remaining part, so by tomorrow I should be able to say exactly how many packages
> FTBFS due to the missing libtool (at the moment I found pytdeextensions, haven't rebuilt bibletime yet).
> IMO, if we end up with only two packages being the problem, we could also consider to fix them for RC1, provided that
> this does not trigger a "cascade rebuild" of several other packages on the build farm.
>
> Cheers
>    Michele
>

By the way, I forgot to say that Jessie will be frozen on Nov. 5, so after that it should be much more stable.
Cheers
   Michele