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Re: [opensuse-factory] mysql-workbench removed in 13.1
Claudio Freire - 11:26 13.11.13 wrote:
On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 2:17 PM, Bruno Friedmann <bruno@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Tuesday 12 November 2013 15.02:47 Claudio Freire wrote:
On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 1:47 PM, Bruno Friedmann <bruno@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I can only agree on what Michal said.
Ony 5x version would have never survive on 13.1 or factory.
Then Mysql released a new version, but then we have to build a new lib
used by it etc.
6.x is totally different, has to be reviewed etc.
It's a pia to build ...

For those who were trusting Workbench they should by curiosity have a
look at the build log.

Would you care to elaborate?


Quick summary, get a warning ( pointer conversion, etc ) for any line of
compilation.


TBF, not every developer cares about cleaning warnings, and warnings
don't necessarily point out errors.

It could just be a case of whiny compiler on this particular style of
code. Hard to tell without deeper inspection.


On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 4:17 AM, Bruno Friedmann <bruno@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Quick summary, get a warning ( pointer conversion, etc ) for any line of
compilation.


As you know everybody is free (welcomed) to blurp this package, and fix any
issues.
Michal or myself will accept any decent SR against it.

:-)

I'd say warning cleanup is best done against upstream don't you think?

Imagine maintaining that patch.

Compilers warnings are only top of the iceberg. In general, Workbench bundles
quite some libraries, sometimes snapshots from git, sometimes incompatibly
patched. Building it takes ages and it's in general fragile.

Keeping it only in server:database means that people can still find it, but
they will have just the latest and hopefully at least somehow working version
but wouldn't have false expectations from it.

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