[arch-general] Kick vtk6 to rebuild?

Elvis Stansvik elvstone at gmail.com
Mon May 23 17:33:45 UTC 2016

2016-05-23 19:23 GMT+02:00 Elvis Stansvik <elvstone at gmail.com>:
> Hi folks,
> The vtk6 package in [community] (unmaintained) currently has Python
> extensions which link against libhdf5.so.10 (for example
> /opt/vtk6/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vtk/vtkIOAMRPython.so). The
> package should have had a dependency on hdf5.
> The hdf5 library has had a so version bump since vtk6 was built
> (libhdf5.so.10 -> libhdf5.so.100). Would it be possible to just give
> the vtk6 package a kick it to rebuild, so that the package in
> [community] can keep working for a little longer? It'll probably work
> fine if it's just re-built.
> I unfortunately don't have time to take over the maintainership of the
> aging vtk6. But if it's possible to just trigger a rebuild, that would
> be great.

Nevermind, I obviously didn't search the bug database enough:


Sorry for the noise.


> Thanks in advance,
> Elvis

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