On 02/18/2011 05:39 PM, oc2pus(a)arcor.de wrote:
> Am Freitag, 18. Februar 2011 schrieb Dave Plater:
>> On 02/18/2011 03:29 PM, Marcus Rueckert wrote:
>>> On 2011-02-18 15:23:11 +0200, Dave Plater wrote:
>>>> I'm now confused, the packman package has the same name libslv2-9 now
>>>> I remember, I looked at the packman package and it provided libslv2-8
>>>> so I used the conflict to cause the openSUSE version to be installed
>>>> with the openSUSE devel package after I discovered that the packman
>>>> package remained installed when I installed the slv2 devel package. Of
>>>> course for building purposes only the openSUSE version will be
>>>> installed but even though 99% of the time it won't cause a problem the
>>>> package that was built against a particular library should use that
>>>> library at runtime.
>>>> The installation system gets confused by the pm in the packman release
>>>> number sometimes.
>>> that is actually the reason why we have the shared library packaging
>>> policy. so old libraries can remain installed so conflicts between
>>> shared library packages are a no go in general.
>> In this case the packman library is the same as the openSUSE library
>> they are both libslv2-9 and they both have the same contents except the
>> packman package also provides libslv2-8
> that is totally wrong :)
> my libslv2 package provides:
> libslv2-0 = 0.3.0
> libslv2-4 = 0.3.2
> libslv2-6 = 0.4.3
> libslv2-8 = 0.5.0
> libslv2-9 = 0.6.6-1.pm.2.1
> libslv2-9(x86-32) = 0.6.6-1.pm.2.1
> the "old" versions are also obsoleted:
>> so to prevent a mix of packman and openSUSE libslv2-9 packages I have
>> obsoleted libslv2-8.
>> If the packman libslv2-9 provides libslv2-8 then it is in conflict with
>> the shared library packaging policy. I will happily remove it though
>> because as I stated before it is only a slight possibility that it will
>> cause a problem in which case if it does then I can close the bug as
>> wontfix and refer the reporter to packman.
> nothing to to from my side ...
>> Shall I remove the obsoletes and resubmit?
>> Dave P
I was simply trying to remove an unknown quantity with a packman
libslv2-9 and an openSUSE slv2-devel
I'm busy trying to build cinelerra-4.2 and have encountered problems
with the same versions of videolan and packman devel and lib mixes and
had to physically install the matching devel and library packages.
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