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Re: Getting rid of circular dependencies, stage 4



Le Sam 13 Mai 2006 08:45, Adrian von Bidder a écrit :
> On Wednesday 10 May 2006 16:21, Daniel Schepler wrote:
> > Le Mardi 09 Mai 2006 22:49, Bill Allombert a écrit :
> > > Debian Qt/KDE Maintainers <debian-qt-kde@lists.debian.org>
> >
> > ...
> >
> > > 	libkcal2b
> > > 	libkdepim1a
> >
> > It looks like these two have circular dependencies because
> > libkdepim depends on libkcal, while a couple of the standard
> > libkcal plugins (namely kcal_kabc.so and kcal_remote.so) depend on
> > libkdepim.  I don't see any easy way to disentangle these.
>
> At least three possibilities:
>
> (*) most systems probably have both installed anyway, so why not
> merge the packages? (Back to kdepim-libs...)

those libs are used by user to develop plugins, and I'm rather not happy 
to see sonames disappear. The split was meant for them, that would IMHO 
be a significant step backward.

> (*) have libkcal2b only recommend libkdepim1a
>
> (*) split libkcal2b into the lib and a separate libkcal-plugins
> package.

I do not work on kdepim directly, and I don't know really what the 
interdependancies between those are, and what happen if we don't have 
the plugins e.g. but I guess that's the direction to look at.


-- 
·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder@debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org

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