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Re: Bug#787542: libudev1-udeb depends on missing libcap2

(Adding debian-boot@ back.)

Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org> (2015-06-02):
> Control: block -1 by 782475
> Hi KiBi et al,
> Am 02.06.2015 um 18:11 schrieb Cyril Brulebois:
> > libudev1-udeb depends on missing libcap2. I suspect the easiest would be
> > to drop libcap2 support from the udeb build. An alternative would be to
> > try and add a udeb in libcap2. I'd rather have the former happen, so
> Unfortunately, the libcap dependency is not really optional, i.e. it can
> not be turned off with a --disable-libcap configure switch.

Yeah, I tried to briefly look at debian/rules and configure.ac…

> While we could try and hack the build system and ifdeffing this code
> out, I'd much prefer if we didn't have to do that and simply build a
> udeb for libcap
> Matthias already provided a patch for that [1].
> @Christian, you mentioned that you were ok with this patch and wanted to
> include this in your next upload. Would be great if you can proceed with
> the upload now that v220 is in unstable which depends on it.

Since Christian mentioned in his reply a fix might land this weekend,
I'm fine with getting an extra udeb (provided it's small enough, which
shouldn't be much of an issue for such a lib), especially since this has
been tested in a derivative beforehands.

Thanks everyone for the swift replies.


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