Re: [DebianGIS] tracking down the bottleneck
On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 01:56:30AM -0700, Hamish wrote:
> > I'm trying to find why sparc builds of gdal are holding everything
> > from sifting through to debian/testing.
> > in part gdal seems to be waiting for geos which seems fine except for:
> > http://release.debian.org/migration/testing.pl?package=osm2pgsql
> > "osm2pgsql has the same version in unstable and testing"
> > which I don't really understand.
> Paul Martin wrote:
> > What it means is that nobody's uploaded a new osm2pgsql for a good
> > while. If it's been replaced by another package, it might be necessary
> > for a dummy osm2pgsql package to be uploaded which depends on the newer
> > package name which contains the osm2pgsql program (and drops the
> > dependancy on geos).
> (see also http://release.debian.org/migration/testing.pl?staller=geos)
> "Package has a Depends on libgeos-3.0.0 (>= 3.0.0) which cannot be
> satisfied on *"
> osm2pgsql build-depends on libgeos-dev, which at build time for it
> was libgeos-3.0.0 but now the new package name is libgeos-3.1.0 and
> the old name doesn't exist. So a rebuild in Sid should do it..
> should libgeos-3.1.0 provides libgeos-3.0.0 or is the pkg name change
> due to lack of backward compatibly?
> Maintainer for osm2pgsql is listsed as DebianGIS so we may be able to do
> something about it ... :)
> newer+unofficial svn version of the package here:
Looking into this: it still is a valid program for OSMers. In first
approximation it simply needs to be updated for current libs.
Francesco P. Lovergine