[packman] live555

Lorenzo Porta vindex17 at outlook.it
Sat Oct 4 11:28:26 CEST 2014

> Date: Sat, 4 Oct 2014 11:21:30 +0200
> From: olaf at aepfle.de
> To: vindex17 at outlook.it
> CC: packman at links2linux.de
> Subject: Re: [packman] live555
> On Sat, Oct 04, Lorenzo Porta wrote:
> > I've seen the submit request for the live555 package. But that package
> > is already in the official repositories, so here's my proposal: why
> > don't we simply link it to "multimedia:libs" and enable the builds
> > only for opensuse < 13.1 repos?
> Are they identical? I think there is nothing wrong with building the
> _link'ed package everywhere. The live555-fpic.patch can be dropped because
> 'make CFLAGS="$RPM_OPT_FLAGS -fpic" CXXFLAGS="$RPM_OPT_FLAGS -fpic"' will
> do the very same.
> Olaf

If we link the package only for the repositories that doesn't have it (opensuse < 13.1) we would have, in my opinion, the following advantages:
1) Changes can be submitted directly to OBS
2) Changes will affect everyone, not just packman users
3) There wouldn't be redundant packages


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