On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 10:48, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 10:22:09AM -0400, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>> Issue #3930  ("build system assumes that APR libtool supports C++") is
>> marked as a 1.7.0 blocker, but is currently being held up by difference of
>> opinions about the correct path forward. The complaint involves some code
>> that was removed from the codebase some time ago. We have no record as to
>> why the code was removed other than some vague statements about "breakage".
>> Meanwhile, we appear to have documented breakage that was actually *caused*
>> by the removal. The details are in the issue, but discussion about them
>> needs to happen here.
>> Fighters, to your marks. Bow. Begin!
> Phillip and I discussed on IRC that we should apply our patches now.
> If that causes any breakage we can reconsider again.
> We are not sure what could break, since Justin isn't telling.
As I recall, the problem is that we have to continually tweak things.
Over and over and over. Edge cases never stop with libtool. It creates
a continual maintenance nightmare.
What *does* seem to be undisputed is that OpenSUSE has a broken
libtool installation that doesn't handle C++. Why are we working
Received on 2011-06-28 18:44:17 CEST