[pacman-dev] [arch-dev-public] [arch-general] WARNING: [testing] broken due to openssl and heimdal rebuilds

Xavier Chantry chantry.xavier at gmail.com
Wed Apr 7 19:31:06 CEST 2010

On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 6:23 PM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 10:16 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> On 08/04/10 00:54, Florian Pritz wrote:
>>> On 07.04.2010 16:10, Allan McRae wrote:
>>>> This would really not help here.  Pacman does not directly link openssl,
>>>> but does through libarchive and libfetch.  Adding versioned libarchive
>>>> and libfetch to pacman's deps and using sodeps on openssl in those
>>>> packages would prevent pacman's SyncFirst from working.
>>> Don't add depends=(libfetch.sp libarchive.so) to the pacman PKGBUILD and
>>> it won't be a problem. (Also see #2 below)
>> Adding those or not is the same as adding versioned deps or not.  Both cause
>> bad issues.
>>>> no versioned deps in pacman for lib{archive,fetch} = bad as between the
>>>> openssl and lib{archive,fetch} updates vercmp is broken and so is
>>>> install files.
>>> sodeps would ensure that pacman updates libfetch and libarchive directly
>>> after openssl.
>> Not directly after, but in the same transaction.   That is the same as the
>> current issue we have.  Using sodeps is no improvement over versioned deps
>> here.
> Allan and I talked a bit on IRC and we both came to some idea that a
> vercmp without any deps would probably be a good solution. We can hack
> this up for now, file attached to do so.
> If this goes into the pacman package dir in SVN and we just add a "gcc
> -O2 -o vercmp vercmp.c" in there and put it in the right place, we can
> avoid a lot of hassle with everything here.

That sounds fine, but what is the long term solution exactly ?

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