[Debconf-devel] Bug#887687: libsmokeqt4-dev: broken symlinks and causes qt4-perl FTBFS
ntyni at debian.org
Wed Jun 27 20:25:23 BST 2018
On Tue, Jun 19, 2018 at 10:05:09AM -0300, Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer wrote:
> El jueves, 14 de junio de 2018 14:45:59 -03 Niko Tyni escribió:
> > On Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 06:23:25AM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > > Package: libsmokeqt4-dev
> > > Version: 4:4.14.3-1.2
> > > Severity: serious
> > > Control: affects -1 src:qt4-perl
> > >
> > > qt4-perl FTBFS:
> > >
> > > https://tests.reproducible-builds.org/debian/rb-pkg/unstable/amd64/qt4-per
> > > l.html
> > >
> > > /usr/lib/libsmokeqt3support.so and several other .so
> > > links are broken.
> > Just a note that this is going to be a blocker for Perl 5.28 transition,
> > which is expected to happen in the next few months.
> > debconf Build-Depends: libqtgui4-perl which is going to need a binNMU for
> > Perl 5.28 but FTBFS because of this bug.
> > Dear Qt/KDE maintainers: do you think qt4-perl should still be kept alive,
> > or should the support in debconf be finally removed (see #629405) ?
> > I see there's a prospective alternative KDE debconf frontend (#631769)
> > but that seems stalled unfortunately.
> > Copying the debconf maintainers as well.
> Hi! I have just pinged the rest of the Qt/KDE team for thoughts, as I have
> never used this myself so I might not have a good view on the issue.
> I'll try to follow up soon, but please ping me again (IRC is valid too) if I
> don't cam up with a reply in, let's say, 5 to 7 days.
Hi, any news here? FWIW Perl 5.28.0 final was released recently and is
now in experimental. It would be great to get this issue moving forward
one way or another.
Many thanks for your work on Debian,
Niko Tyni ntyni at debian.org
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