[csw-maintainers] libgsf is or isn't orphaned

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Wed May 27 14:06:18 CEST 2009

Hi Peter,

Am 27.05.2009 um 13:55 schrieb Peter FELECAN:
> Looking to libgsf package I see that Robin Kay is the maintainer and
> he's retired. However, libgsf is not marked as orphaned. What's the  
> real
> status of this package? The packaged release is so old that any new
> dependant of which I'm aware cannot be linked with.

Roger worked on it, but had troubles:

Am 10.04.2009 um 02:19 schrieb Roger Håkansson:

> Dagobert Michelsen wrote:
>> I just build it from SVN without any problems, maybe the LD_OPTIONS  
>> change was
>> more good than expected?
>> Anyway, libgsf is now in testing:
>>  libgsf-1.14.11,REV=2009.04.09-SunOS5.8-i386-CSW.pkg.gz
>>  libgsf-1.14.11,REV=2009.04.09-SunOS5.8-sparc-CSW.pkg.gz
> Maybe I was a bit unclear, the package will build just fine, however  
> libgsf-gnome-1.so isn't linked to the libgsf-1.so that the build  
> produce, but the old one in /opt/csw/lib.
> And I've been trying to fix this in various ways but with no luck.
> So far the only working solution I've found is to remove libgsf from  
> the build machine when packaging.
> hson at build8x :~ > dump -Lv /home/dam/mgar/pkg/libgsf/trunk/work/ 
> pkgroot/opt/csw/lib/libgsf-gnome-1.so.114.0.11
> ...
> [1]     NEEDED          libgsf-1.so.1
> ...
> [16]    SONAME          libgsf-gnome-1.so.114
>>> I've also been trying to build libgda and libgnomedb (which are  
>>> optional for gnumeric), but there seems to be some incompatibility  
>>> from upstream so libgnomedb won't built atm.
>> Nope, no incompatibility here. Builds absolutely smooth. Packages  
>> in testing/ now.
>> Thanks for the good work!
> Hmm, I get a bunch of "undefined struct/union member" when building  
> libgnomedb on my build machine, but I've installed the libgda I  
> packaged, I guess the buildfarm have the older one?
> Otherwise its probably some other package that is missing from my  
> build machine which is installed on the build farm...

Feel free to give him a hand and take a look also.

Best regards

   -- Dago

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