Re: again: inconsistency at the cmxa level
On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 07:38:01PM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Sven Luther <email@example.com> writes:
> > On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 03:26:35PM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> >> On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 03:07:24PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> >> > Can you do checks on a non-native lpateform like m68k ? We should be able to
> >> > get the dependencies that way, couldn't we ?
> >> AFAICT No. Our aim is to check which packages do not link properly in
> >> native code, how could we check this property on non-native platform?
> > Well, to get the dependency tree. Then we know which packages needs one of the
> > modules we know changed.
> >> In the meantime I've tested netclient and equeue, they both need to be
> >> rebuilt :(
> > Yeah, maybe we should have rebuilt everything, and make a ocaml-3.08.2 Pseudo
> > package or something :(
> > Friendly,
> > Sven Luther
> On that note, you can't Build-Depend on a Provides but you need to
> introduce a dummy package. Build-Depends on provided packages fail in
> odd ways every now and then due to the way apt-get handles this.
> E.g. for automake since that just happens to fail this way:
> mrvn@frosties:~$ sudo apt-get install automake
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... Done
> Package automake is a virtual package provided by:
> automake1.4 1:1.4-p6-8
> You should explicitly select one to install.
> E: Package automake has no installation candidate
> Anything with Build-Depends: automake will FTBFS here.
Well, that is a bug in the auto-builders, isn't it ?