guile setup.hint problem

Christopher Faylor
Tue Oct 24 16:01:00 GMT 2006

On Tue, Oct 24, 2006 at 05:57:26PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>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

There was only one curr: in the top-level setup.hint.  There was no
prev:.  If current and previous tar files were desired then there
shouldn't have been a curr: in the setup.hint.


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