Changing dependent library version numbers vs. test packages vs. requires: lines.
Sat Nov 24 09:48:00 GMT 2012
On Nov 24 06:54, marco atzeri wrote:
> On 11/23/2012 6:17 PM, Dave Korn wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I've got a gcc-4.7.2 package almost ready to upload, but there's one issue
> >I'm not sure what's best to do about.
> > Several of the runtime libs have changed version numbers, i.e.
> >libgnat4.5->libgnat4.7, libgcj11->libgcj13, libobjc2->libobjc4.
> > I'd like to release a test: version of the new compiler, but I don't know
> >what's best to do for the requires: lines in the setup hint files.
> > If I add the new library versions, those dependencies will also be pulled in
> >by people installing the curr: version of the compiler, but the new libraries
> >won't exist in curr: versions.
> > If I don't, people installing the test: version will have to ensure they
> >manually select the new runtime libraries, which might be the least worst option.
> > Is there any better way to handle this situation?
> > cheers,
> > DaveK
> I doubt until someone changes setup.
> Put all the dependencies on your Announce, who want to try should be
> able to install them.
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