[ITA] apr1-1.3.3-1

David Rothenberger daveroth@acm.org
Mon Sep 1 06:16:00 GMT 2008

On 8/31/2008 8:05 PM, Brian Dessent wrote:
> David Rothenberger wrote:
>> I've changed the package structure as follows:
>> ~ * libapr1: Runtime library and documentation.
>> ~ * libapr1-devel: Development headers and libraries.
>> ~ * apr1: Source package.
> Something seems wrong here.
> Okay, so you want to rename apr1 to apr1-devel, that makes some sense. 
> But why does apr1 continue to contain just the source?  Why not just
> have apr1-devel contain the source and make apr1 a completely empty
> package?

Okay. I'll rebuild with apr1 being an empty transition package and 
libapr1 containing the source.

> Does this also mean that you will take over these as well:
> @ aprutil1
> @ libaprutil1

Yes, I'm working on those as well.

> Also, there are these four old ABI=0 packages to deal with:
> @ apr
> @ libapr0
> @ apr-util
> @ libaprutil0
> I can't find anything in current setup.ini that actually requires these
> ABI=0 versions (other than themselves) so can't we just delete the above
> four outright?

I guess so.

> Or, how about the following idea: repurpose the the package named "apr"
> (which was previously the ABI=0 one) to be the main documentation and
> source package for the current ABI=1

I don't see any reason to put the documentation in a separate package, 
so I'm going to go with

   libapr1: runtime and documentation, source
   libapr1-devel: development

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