Re: Patch for dpkg-shlibdeps
On Tue, Jan 22, 2002 at 05:23:50PM +0100, Jeroen Dekkers wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 22, 2002 at 10:57:26AM -0500, email@example.com wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 21, 2002 at 09:31:45PM -0700, Joel Baker wrote:
> > > On Mon, Jan 21, 2002 at 11:23:54PM -0500, Sam Hartman wrote:
> > > > Is dpkg-shlibdeps broken on NetBSD or just FreeBSD?
> > >
> > > Well, that patch for using the NetBSD ldd binary. I don't currently have a
> > > FreeBSD setup of any sort (nor another spare machine to run one on), so I
> > > can't really answer effectively. :/
> > It breaks badly on FreeBSD, because ldd doesn't work on shared libraries. It
> > sounds like it has a small difficulty with the output format on NetBSD. That's
> > what the patch addresses.
> Could you try the python version of dpkg-shlibdeps? You can find it at
> http://cvs.debian.org/dpkg-dev/scripts/?cvsroot=dpkg. We also use it
> for the Hurd port because we have problems with the current
> dpkg-shlibdeps. If it works we could put more pressure on the dpkg
I'll give it a try sometime after I get python working. However, unless it
doesn't use ldd, it probably won't work either.