Bug#278810: ITP: slony-i
Am Donnerstag, 1. Dezember 2005 17:01 schrieb Stephen Frost:
> Probably best to use Build-Depends-Indep in this case since building
> the docs adds alot of dependencies that aren't otherwise necessary.
But running binary-arch will build the docs anyway (it's all part of "make");
so this will not work.
> According to upstream though, technically flex and bison shouldn't be
> necessary when building from a release (I was building from CVS).
> You should be able to remove the flex/bison parts of yoour clean::
> too, really. Was there some reason you needed to rebuild them?
The output of flex and bison was not included in the source tarball. This was
obviously a mistake, and I have informed upstream about that.
> I'm not sure
> slony1-bin should Recommend postgresql-8.0-slony1 (a Suggests would be
> better, imv).
In most cases (rather than in some cases), these will be installed on the same
system, so it seems useful that they have a close dependency.
> Additionally, ntp-server should be a Recommends in
> postgresql-8.0-slony1, not slony1-bin.
I'm not convinced of that. The handling of replication events is done in slon
in package slony1-bin. The backend module does not contain any code to read