Re: need help in resolving the Apache-Expat-XML::Parser conflict
Bart Schuller (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > I've no problem NMU'ing apache, but that might break other packages (which?).
> > There are two ways to NMU:
> > 1. leave out expat: this is the simplest way since it only requires a small
> > change in the debian/rules file
> > 2. build with the least version of expat (as described in bug #96093): that's
> > more work given the way it's currently packaged (the upstream source are
> > in tarballs which are unrolled during build)
> I've done 2 privately. It's a bloody shame users have to do this when
> the patches are even in the BTS. Maybe we need a group of maintainers to
> take over apache.
That might indeed not be a bad idea. I'll post a proposal for this.
> Anyway, using 2, apache works, the XML-using perl and php modules work,
> and even mod_dav works (the only thing that actually needs expat in the
> first place).
But does it really need to be in apache for mod_dav? I'll ask the maintainer
to check whether it can live without expat in apache.
> Oh, and feel free to bounce this to dd if that Reply-To was in error.
Ardo van Rangelrooij
home email: email@example.com
home page: http://people.debian.org/~ardo
PGP fp: 3B 1F 21 72 00 5C 3A 73 7F 72 DF D9 90 78 47 F9