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[opensuse-buildservice] Re: [opensuse-packaging] openSUSE:Factory - nothing provides
On Fri, Feb 26, 2016 at 09:22:20AM +0100, Richard Biener wrote:
On Thu, 25 Feb 2016, Adrian Schröter wrote:

On Freitag, 19. Februar 2016, 09:25:41 CET wrote Richard Biener:
On Thu, 18 Feb 2016, Dominique Leuenberger / DimStar wrote:

(x-posting to -factory and -packaging to inform users / -buildservice
to find solutions. Please reply to the appropriate list based on the
content of your reply, not to all!)

Hi hackers and packagers,

Since this morning, a lot of packages show status 'unresolvable
- nothing provides needed by libcurl4'

The issue will settle itself, but it will take quite a moment
(actually, until the next snapshot will be ready).

How did this happen:
openldap2 was changed in the packaging layout; so far there were 2 spec
files (openldap2 and openldap2-client). the -client part was the one
building the libraries (like libldap-2_4-2). The maintainers re-
organized this package and simplified it, now building everything from
openldap2.spec directly. This resulted in openldap2-client being
removed from openSUSE:Factory.

It happened because of a very old issue in OBS, that it removes packages
from the build repository before they are no longer needed.

But it was decided that this is a very unimportant design flaw which only
hits is about 3-4 times a year (since about OBS exists).

So nothing to see - move on.

It tells you at least that you forgot to build a compability package ;)

Times for compatibility packages are over - simply install the old
one present in the repository (oh, wait - you've just deleted it - oops).

The problem here was different anyway, it was package rename/drop/reshuffle.

The library RPM is still called the same, just comes from a different source

Ciao, Marcus
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