[arch-dev-public] Upcoming gpm soname bump

Travis Willard travis at archlinux.org
Tue Jun 24 14:47:27 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 2:22 PM, Eric Belanger
<belanger at astro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Jun 2008, Eric Belanger wrote:
>> On Wed, 18 Jun 2008, Jan de Groot wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2008-06-03 at 17:55 -0400, Eric Belanger wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> My gpm package is out-of-date and the new version has a soname bump.
>>>> I'll
>>>> do the rebuilds, at least for x86_64. If someone has time and would be
>>>> willing to do the i686 packages, let me know. That'll save me some work.
>>>> Otherwise, I'll build them after the x86_64 ones.
>>>> The following packages have gpm as a depends (except
>>>> gstreamer0.10-good-plugins) and will be rebuilt:
>>>> aalib
>>>> brltty - Current package is out-of-date and new version has soname bump.
>>>>          Only orca depends on it so I could update it and rebuild orca.
>>>>         Jan: what do you think? Or would it be better to just rebuild
>>>> brltty?
>>> Updating it would be nice, it's on my list of outdated packages for a
>>> long while already. I don't know if a rebuild is required: brlapi.so is
>>> dlopened from the python module included in orca. I don't know why they
>>> bumped .soname, but if updating brltty breaks the braille module in
>>> orca, it will still be broken after a rebuild anyways.
>> OK, I'll look into it after I'm done with the i686 rebuilds.
> I've updated the brltty in testing. Orca is still running fine as far as I
> can tell.
>>>> elinks
>>>> fte
>>>> gstreamer0.10-good-plugins
>>>> jed
>>>> lde
>>>> links
>>>> mc - I need a mc directory in the 'other' directory on the ftp server to
>>>>      put a patch (FS#9913). Eliott is aware of that but if another admin
>>>> has
>>>>      time...
>>> Didn't we all have permission to create directories in /other/? I never
>>> use sudo to do so.
>> You are right. I was able to create the directory.
> So far no complaints (no positive feedback either)  for any of this stuff.
> I'll keep it in testing for another week before starting the signoff just to
> be safe.

I run testing on my system at home, and haven't noticed any breakage,
not that I make heavy use of gpm stuff - looking at the list of
'required by' on the web interface, I only use vim and screen at all.

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