guile setup.hint problem

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Oct 24 15:57:00 GMT 2006

On Oct 24 11:41, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 24, 2006 at 05:31:05PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Oct 24 11:22, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >>upset: *** warning package libguile12 refers to non-existent external-source: guile
> >
> >Huh?  guile exists in the directoy level above.  Even the curr: version
> >number exists.
> I've explained this a few times.  external-source isn't as flexible
> as people may want it to be.
> The source package isn't picked up because the top level uses an
> explicit curr: which makes any other files at that level invisible.  It
> doesn't seem like there's any reason to have an external-source for this
> package at all since there is an unreferenced guile-1.6.7-4.tar.bz2 at
> the top level of the directory alongside a guile-1.6.7-4-src.tar.bz2.
> I've moved the guile-1.6.7-4-src.tar.bz2 into libguile12 and renamed it.
> I've also removed the "curr:" from guile's setup.hint file.

I don't quite understand this.  In how far was guile-1.6.7-4.tar.bz2
unreferenced?  It was the former curr:, now the prev: version.  By
removing this package you removed the guile.exe which links against


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