[arch-dev-public] [signoff] kbd and klibc-kbd
dpmcgee at gmail.com
Fri Mar 21 20:15:16 EDT 2008
On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 6:45 PM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> Roman Kyrylych a écrit :
> > 2008/3/21, Tobias Powalowski <t.powa at gmx.de>:
> >> somehow we need a depend that also adds klibc-kbd, else systems get broken
> >> that have keymap hook activated.
> >> probably kbd package itself needs this depend.
> > Just an info for others who reads this,
> > we discussed the issue on IRC and there are actually 2 issues:
> > 1) during -Syu kbd (which doesn't include keymap hook now) is
> > installed before kernel,
> > then mkinitcpio is run during kernel install and it fails because of
> > no hook available.
> > 2) klibc-kbd is not installed as a new dependency of to-be-upgraded mknitcpio,
> > it looks to me like some weird pacman bug. :-/
> > #1 can be solved by changing depends=(... mkinitcpio>=0.5.15 ..) in
> > kernel26 PKGBUILD to the current mkinitcpio version (which depends on
> > klibc-kbd)
> I don't understand, what does that change? Though it's probably not a
> bad idea to do it.
> > but if #2 is a real bug - this won't work anyway, so #2 should be investigated.
> > Tobias, could you please resend that part of pacman.log to pacman-dev
> > ML or at least to Dan?
> pacman seems to work fine here. If it didn't pull new dependencies of
> packages, that would be pretty bad.
> More details and a part of pacman.log to pacman-dev would indeed be
> appreciated :)
Our dependency handling as of 3.1 is pretty rock-solid. I'd be
hard-pressed to believe pacman is at fault here, but a pacman.log,
pacman debug output, and anything else you can provide on a bug report
would be appreciated.
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