Re: AudoDepWait also for "==", not only ">="?
Luk Claes wrote:
> Joachim Breitner wrote:
>> Am Freitag, den 11.07.2008, 17:44 +0200 schrieb Luk Claes:
>>> Joachim Breitner wrote:
>>>> I’m wondering what’s the rationale for only considering >= relations
>>>> there? If that would catch == as well, the burden of having haskell
>>>> libraries in the archive would reduce a lot, and other packages will
>>>> benefit as well.
>>> The rationale is easy: a dep-wait doesn't get cleared with a new upload,
>>> so setting a dep-wait for a fixed version is 'not done'.
>> Can you explain that a bit more? As far as I can see, if I do this,
>> everything works as expected:
>> So I conclude that Dep-Wait on exact versions are cleared when the
>> appropriate binaries appear in the archive.
> Sure, that's not the problem. The problem appears when the appropriate
> binaries don't appear in the archive.
> For instance when xmonad 0.7-1 and xmonad-contrib 0.7-1 are initially in
> the archive, xmonad-contrib 0.7-2 gets uploaded, but has some issue so
> xmonad-contrib 0.7-3 is uploaded and xmonad 0.7-3 gets uploaded.
> In this case the dep-wait will still be xmonad == 0.7-2 which never got
>>>> I have attached this change as a patch.
>>> Which wanna-build did you use (a.k.a. from which archive did you get it
>> I’m not sure ATM, but I’ll ask.
> Strange, I would think you just put the archive you used in
> sources.list, no?
Anyway, I guess you're not using the one in the main archive (which is
not used on wanna-build.debian.org neither).
You could set a dep-wait on '>=' in case a '==' would be needed though.
That would make sure the dep-wait will be able to be fulfilled in the