[arch-dev-public] dash package in core?
dpmcgee at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 07:50:37 EST 2008
On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 5:24 AM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 04, 2008 at 11:58:44AM +0100, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> > Why is the dash package in core compiled against klibc? It is a package
> > installed inside the normal system, so there is no reason to use klibc.
> > Furthermore, why does the package not depend on klibc? klibc packages have
> > to be recompiled with almost every klibc version and there is no way to
> > know which packages to recompile unless pacman -Qi klibc shows them. (This
> > is another example why not adding dependencies just because they are in
> > base is a bad idea). Right now, /bin/dash will not start.
> Well, here are some informations :
Thanks Xavier. When I don't get a single response to a thread, I
assume my shit works.
> It looks like no one provided any feedbacks back then. Also doesn't it make
> sense when building statically to only put the dependencies in makedepends
> and not depends?
> But if it was built statically, I don't understand why it breaks after the
> first klibc upgrade. And apparently neither does Dan, since he thought that
> this statically built dash was unbreakable :)
Responded to this already- I realized this error and had it fixed
locally, but I guess it does make sense that I should have just pushed
the rebuild to testing. Thanks for noticing the issue though and
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