[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#876308: libxml2 FTBFS: rename: "Unknown option: vf"

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Sun Oct 15 10:41:53 UTC 2017

2017-10-15 2:31 GMT+02:00 Mattia Rizzolo <mattia at debian.org>:
> On Sun, Oct 15, 2017 at 02:01:53AM +0200, Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo wrote:
>> Maybe it needs a build-depends on "rename", which was split from the
>> Perl package.
> No.
> The bug here is that the new `rename` doesn't support '-vf' as options,
> but it needs to be separated as '-v -f'.
> This package actually uses `prename`, not `rename`, which was only took
> over last month, which is why this FTBFS has been caught so late.
>> libxslt needed also to add "rename" as B-D, which I added in a recent
>> NMU.
> About that, next time please consider using the delayed queue, and for
> packages where I'm somehow involved consider also picking the unreleased
> changes from the git repositories :)

Sorry about that Mattia.  Since there almost no uploads in the last
year (other than fixes for old suites), and the FTBFS bug open for 2
or 3 weeks without replies, I thought that the package was a bit
behind in maintenance, so just followed the general NMU

>> I can also prepare an NMU for this package if it helps.
> On it, thanks for the buzz.

Great, thanks!

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo <manuel.montezelo at gmail.com>

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