Bug#811287: Clang: should pull libomp5 AND/OR libomp-dev package for OpenMP support

Roman Lebedev lebedev.ri at gmail.com
Wed Feb 24 09:39:47 UTC 2016

On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 12:41 PM, Sylvestre Ledru <sylvestre at debian.org> wrote:

> Le 17/01/2016 17:50, Roman Lebedev a écrit :
>> Package: clang-3.8
>> Version: 1:3.8~svn257294-1~exp1
>> Severity: wishlist
>> Dear Maintainer,
>> For OpenMP support, clang requires libomp5 library.
>> Currently, clang package does not depend on libomp5 package,
>> so one needs to manually install libomp5 package.
> It does not "require" libomp5. It is necessary when building with OpenMP.
> OpenMP usage being a niche, I am not sure we want to add another dependency on clang.
So i was able to test clang + libomp5 some more during darktable development
And i'm not sure making libomp5 *required* is a good idea, maybe in a
few clang releases...

However, i still do believe that clang should mention libomp5.
How about adding  Suggests libomp5  to clang?

> Sylvestre


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