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

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Mon May 17 10:44:10 CEST 2010


Am 15.05.2010 um 19:42 schrieb Peter FELECAN:
> Ben Walton <bwalton at opencsw.org> writes:
>> 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
>>> CHECKPKG_OVERRIDES_CSWsvn-contrib +=
>>> 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
>> dependency.
>> If the package doesn't have .el files, this would be a bug.
> It has psvn.el

Ok, I would tend to override the checkpkg warning. The .el-file is
pretty optional and only useful *if* you use emacs, but using emacs
is not mandatory ;-)

Best regards

   -- Dago

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