This is the mail archive of the cygwin-apps mailing list for the Cygwin project.

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: Please try new setup exe's

On Jul 16 10:04, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 7/16/2013 8:58 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Jul 16 11:37, Jon TURNEY wrote:
> >>In x86, readline is the devel package, and so has source and binary tar files.
> >>
> >>In x86_64, the packaging is different and a libreadline-devel package has been
> >>added, so readline is now source only, but has things which depend on it (e.g.
> >>gawk, gdb, python) becuase they haven't been updated for this change.
> >>
> >>It seems setup reports trying to install a package for which it knows no
> >>versions with the helpful message "Incomplete download" :-)
> >
> >That's not nice of setup, but the dependencies to gcc are incorrect
> >anyway.  I figured that the culprit are three of my packages, namely
> >gperf, openssh and psmisc, which all three depend on gcc for no apparent
> >reason.  I vaguely recall a discussion with Yaakov, months ago, that the
> >gcc dependencies were created by a tiny bug in cygport.
> >
> >I fixed these wrong dependencies on sourceware.
> The dependencies on readline also need to be fixed.  In addition to
> the three that Jon mentioned, there's also rlwrap.  My guess is that
> all four dependencies should be removed (rather than replaced with
> dependencies on libreadline-devel), since none of the packages
> depend on readline in the x86 distro.

How did I miss that?  THis is probably the same effect as for the gcc
dependency since it's no coincidence that 3 of the 4 affected packages
are mine.  I fixed that for all of them, including the python package.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]