[Pkg-pascal-devel] are we waiting on each other?

Abou Al Montacir abou.almontacir at sfr.fr
Mon May 26 21:01:04 UTC 2014

Hi Paul,

On Sun, 2014-05-25 at 10:53 +0200, Paul Gevers wrote:
> Hi Abou,
> Just checking, are you waiting for me to do something? I thought I was
> still waiting for your response before any action, but maybe you
> are/were waiting for me? I rather get the cge/view3dscene issue fixed soon.
No, just lack of time

> Anyways, with respect to your latest commit (9727e5) to view3dscene: I
> hate to say it, but I think I don't agree with your solution. If I
> understand your remark correctly this patch could be avoided by adding a
> dependency on cge? Then just do that, adding this patch is prone to
> neglect in the maintenance. You (and I) will forget to update this patch
> every time that cge is updated. Also, what happens if cge is updated,
> but view3dscene doesn't need update except for this patch, e.g. to fix a
> FTBFS? Really, if the source is in cge, just depend on it, or properly
> fix view3dscene to not need this source (but that should then be
> acceptable upstream as well.
I'll contact upstream to request fixing this issue. I don't like the
dependency on sources. If upstream consider this include file to be
included bu third party code then we shall move it to fp-units-*

> Another remark, I think your reassignment of 748789 is not correct. The
> FTBFS is in the package view3scene. It might be caused by a bug
> somewhere else (which warrants an other (blocking?) bug) but it is still
> view3scene that fails. As a result of your reassignment, fpc will be
> autoremoved from testing including all dependencies (unless you think
> this bug in fpc is really "serious", than it matches). While I think
> only view3scene should be removed if we don't fix it in time.
The fix of the view3dscene is already uploaded:

Then we can set priority to serious and upload cge again.

I'm really sorry for fast answers, but will discuss this probably
tomorrow if I could afford time

Abou Al Montacir
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