[Mageia-dev] [changelog] [RPM] cauldron core/release libbsd-0.3.0-4.mga3
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2012/6/17 Anssi Hannula <anssi at mageia.org>:
> (@shlomif, sorry for double post, I sent the previous one from an
> unsubscribed address)
> 06.06.2012 21:50, shlomif kirjoitti:
>> Name : libbsd Relocations: (not relocatable)
>> Version : 0.3.0 Vendor: Mageia.Org
>> Release : 4.mga3 Build Date: Wed Jun 6 20:50:30 2012
>> Install Date: (not installed) Build Host: ecosse.mageia.org
>> Group : Development/C Source RPM: (none)
>> Size : 105088 License: BSD and ISC and Copyright only and Public Domain
>> Signature : (none)
>> Packager : shlomif <shlomif>
>> URL : http://libbsd.freedesktop.org/
>> Summary : Library providing BSD-compatible functions for portability
>> Description :
>> libbsd provides useful functions commonly found on BSD systems, and
>> lacking on others like GNU systems, thus making it easier to port
>> projects with strong BSD origins, without needing to embed the same
>> code over and over again on each project.
>> shlomif <shlomif> 0.3.0-4.mga3:
>> + Revision: 256602
>> - Correct the devel package Group
>> - Correct the group
>> - Bump the release
>> - Fix the man pages globs
>> + kamil <kamil>
>> - imported package libbsd
> We already have a libbsd.a from glibc. This package will cause software
> being linked with "-lbsd" to be linked against libbsd.so of libbsd
> package instead of libbsd.a of glibc.
> Why do we need this?
Its needed for bumblebee.
I remember you saying this when i asked you to review bumblebee
packages and i explained you why was needed.
> We need to either rename or drop one of them (libbsd or libbsd.a from
> glibc), otherwise this will cause bad linking behavior.
> I raised this originally in my libbsd.spec review at
> I hope the other points in the above review have been addressed (haven't
> checked yet).
> Anssi Hannula
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