[Pkg-electronics-devel] RFS: NEW: geda-gaf 1.6.0-1

أحمد المحمودي aelmahmoudy at users.sourceforge.net
Sun Dec 6 13:34:39 UTC 2009

On Sun, Dec 06, 2009 at 11:18:17PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 04, 2009 at 04:48:59PM +0200, أحمد المحمودي wrote:
> > I thought of it for a while, here's what I see:
> > 
> > 1. It is not right to add libgeda33 to Conflicts of geda-symbols, 
> > because they do not actually conflict (meaning that there are no common 
> > files between them)
> Conflicting files is not the only reason to use Conflicts - if the
> packages don't work together, that is also sufficient reason. I believe
> that is the case here?

Yes, that is the case. But are we going to do this for every major 
release of geda ? Also, the following point makes it not really worthy 
to do this Conflicts thing for every release.

> > 2. As far as I understand, geda-symbols is not used by itself, it is 
> > used by some other geda-* tool (such as gschem or so), since geda-* 
> > packages depend on libgeda38, hence I don't see that there will be a 
> > problem. Meaning that since a geda-* 1.6.0 package depends on:
> > geda-symbols (>= 1:1.5.1), geda-symbols (<< 1:1.7.0~) and also 
> > libgeda38, hence, practically both of geda-symbols 1.6.0 & libgeda38 
> > will be actually pulled by apt-get/aptitude to get this geda-* package. 
> > I hope I was able to make myself clear.
> That sounds logical.

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