Fixing libvtk build process (Was: Bug#629815: No rule to make target `/usr/lib/libdl.so')
On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 10:20:32AM +0200, Sebastian Hilbert wrote:
> > Thanks Modestas for finding the reason. I started a long time ago
> > fixing VTK to remove the culprit call to EXPORT_LIBRARY_DEPENDENCIES,
> > but had to give up.
> > I could not get it apply upstream, maybe we can resurect this patch in
> > debian/VTK:
> > https://github.com/malaterre/VTK/commit/07db5b4fd2477f3843e6726ea5011aa2540
> > 921ab
> If it fixes the problem we should. Upstream knows best which patches will
> cause trouble but if there is no agreement with upstream and there is a
> serious issue I vote for patching at the packaging level.
I'd even vote for making it soonish because it affects two of our
packages drastically - one of them (ginkgocadx) is highly wanted an
will not make any progress without fixing this problem.