[csw-maintainers] checkpkg - why emacscommon for subversion tools?

Ben Walton bwalton at opencsw.org
Sat May 15 19:27:09 CEST 2010

Excerpts from rupert THURNER's message of Sat May 15 13:12:27 -0400 2010:

> could it be an error in checkpkg that it insists requiring
> "emacscommon" for subversion tools or contrib?
> CHECKPKG_OVERRIDES_CSWsvn-tools += missing-dependency|CSWemacscommon
> missing-dependency|CSWemacscommon

This is added when .el files are detected in the package.  If you
don't want the dependency, either use the suggested override or split
out the .el stuff into a separate _el package that does have the

If the package doesn't have .el files, this would be a bug.


Ben Walton
Systems Programmer - CHASS
University of Toronto
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