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Re: Freeze for LLVM packages

Stéphane Glondu <glondu@debian.org> writes:

> Le 29/08/2010 23:10, Arthur Loiret a écrit :
>> There you go:
>> http://people.debian.org/~aloiret/squeeze/llvm/llvm-2.6_2.6-10.dsc
>> http://people.debian.org/~aloiret/squeeze/llvm/llvm-2.6_2.6-10.debdiff
> From the diff:
>>  define libllvm-ocaml-dev_extra_binary
>>  	if test "x$*" = "xlibllvm-ocaml-dev" ; then \
>> -	  cp $(D)/debian/$*.META $(D)/debian/$*/$(OCAML_STDLIB_DIR)/METAS/META.llvm ; \
>> +		cp $(D)/debian/$(strip $(call pkgname,$*)).META $(D)/debian/$(strip $(call pkgname,$*))/$(OCAML_STDLIB_DIR)/METAS/META.llvm-$(UVERSION) ; \
>>  	fi
>>  endef
> This won't work because of "." in $(UVERSION). "." is reserved for
> delimiting subpackages. You should replace them with something else
> (e.g. "_"), or drop punctuation altogether (as in META.llvm27). And the
> contents should also reflect the (findlib) package name.
> Actually, the same applies for llvm-2.7 as well... The META files should
> be fixed for both, or dropped. They are useless as they are (it was fine
> when the package name was versionless).
> Attached is a (tentatively) fixed META.llvm-2_7 file. Beware that the
> "directory" variable refers to the actual directory (here, llvm-2.7),
> and the "requires" refer to the package name (i.e. the extension of the
> META file, here llvm-2_7 or whatever you choose).
> And by the way, "libllvm-ocaml-2.7-dev" doesn't respect OCaml packaging
> policy (which is still work in progress...) and is not handled by
> dh_ocaml (the virtual package with ABI hash is not provided)...
> something like "libllvm-2.7-ocaml-dev" would be better.
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Stéphane

Should we have an ExtUnix.Linux submodule for eventfd and signalfd?

Or use

let eventfd () = throw ENOSYS

on platforms that don't have it?

I could imagine emulating the eventfd with pipes but signalfd might be
impossible to emulate.


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