[Debian-med-packaging] Bug#608394: Bug#608394: insighttoolkit: superfluous build dependency on libpoppler-dev

Pino Toscano toscano.pino at tiscali.it
Mon Jan 17 23:17:30 UTC 2011


Alle giovedì 30 dicembre 2010, Mathieu Malaterre ha scritto:
> On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 10:21 PM, Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 03:36:10PM +0100, Pino Toscano wrote:
> >> Package: insighttoolkit
> >> Version: 3.18.0-5
> >> Severity: minor
> >> 
> >> Hi,
> >> 
> >> insighttoolkit build depends on libpoppler-dev, but I cannot see
> >> anything using Poppler (look for GlobalParams or PDFDoc); also a
> >> search in changelog apparently gives no reasons for it.
> > 
> > Sorry for the unuseful changelog.  From SVN, I found that it was
> > added in July 2009 when we started using the system GDCM library.
> >  I needed to add a whole lot of libraries at that time.

No problem, a little miss can slip, sometimes :)

> >> If this B-D is really not used, could you please remove it?
> > 
> > I'll investigate again on the next upload.
> I believe this was a bug in GDCM 2.0.14 where cmake would do
> transitive linking and thus any libraries needed in GDCM to build
> would be forward to any other tooolkit *using* GDCM.
> If ITK still needs poppler then this is a bug in GDCM, because gdcm
> should have no other dependencies other than itself.

Hm, from what I see, it seems the poppler usage in gdcm is in the binary 
package libgdcm-tools, which is not pullued by libgdcm-dev (which is a 
b-d of insighttoolkit).

In any case, thanks if you can investigate it!

Pino Toscano
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