Re: fails to build against htslib 1.3.1
Control: forwarded -1 https://github.com/samtools/htslib/issues/374
Le Wed, May 04, 2016 at 09:10:48PM +0900, Charles Plessy a écrit :
> Le Wed, May 04, 2016 at 11:29:27AM +0200, Andreas Tille a écrit :
> > that developers of quite important libs (important in terms of breaking
> > about 20 packages - probably way more unpackaged software) are not able
> > to craft a reliable interface. I wonder whether we should try to
> > explain them the trouble they are creating with their release management
> > and whether we should upload any new version to experimental first and
> > test other packages against it.
> let's not discard too quickly the possibility that this was really a bug
> and not a design decision.
> I reported the problem at <https://github.com/samtools/htslib/issues/374>;
> let's see the answer.
Good news, the answer is that the "incompatibility" is only in the test suite
of samtools, which took into account a failure caused by a bug present in
htslib 1.3 and fixed in htslib 1.3.1.
I expect that it applies to bcftools as well.
Have a nice week-end,