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Re: gcc-3.2 transition breaks build of KDE packages

On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 11:49:00PM -0700, Ivan E. Moore II wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 01:38:40PM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> > > I just want to show I have done what was written in the mail on 
> > > debian-devel-announce, and it doesn't work. The real problem is that all 
> > > KDE package build-depends on kdelibs-dev which is not installable.
> > > 
> > > In fact, the thing to do is to wait for KDE 3. I only hope there will no
> > > bug reports on a KDE package, since bugs can't be fixed at least on other
> > > architectures than the uploader one.
> > 
> > 
> > I'd rather NMU KDE if it has to be done, rather than pretend that
> > the bug is unfixable ;P
> > 
> > (oh, that requires X NMU as well :( )
> kdelibs-dev is not installable mainly due to libfam-dev...with the gcc3.2 
> transition libfam-dev depends on libfam0c102 which conflicts with libfam0
> which kdelibs3 Depends.  So we end up with kde2/qt2 issue as we proceed

So should there be a kdelibs2-dev, or should we just wait until we make
it through and there is a kdelibs-dev for KDE 3?

> through this transition.  qt2 depends on x which will soon be recompiled
> with gcc3.2/g++3.2.  I'm not sure what problems will exist if people try
> to build qt2 based apps after X is uploaded.  Qt2 built with gcc2.95 and
> X built with gcc3.2...  Then on top of that the KDE2 stuff..which we really
> don't care much about since we are going to KDE3.

Should be not a problem.  It's all C as far as I'm aware... oh, never
mind, I missed libGLU.  Hmm.  No, that'll kill KDE 2 all right.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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