[R-pkg-team] Bug#960998: r-cran-av: broken symlink /usr/lib/R/site-library/av/samples/Synapsis-Wonderland.mp3

Andreas Tille tille at debian.org
Tue May 19 11:02:59 BST 2020

On Tue, May 19, 2020 at 12:45:40PM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Tue, May 19, 2020 at 11:33:07AM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > Arrg, sure this is wrong - I intended to make r-cran-av
> >    Depends: libmp3-tag-perl
> >  
> > > And depending on libmp3-tag-perl does not make sense for that.
> > 
> > I agree it does not make much sense, yes.  But that package is quite
> > cheap.
> It is cheap only if perl is already installed,
> and a weird runtime dependency.

> > I agree but the file is expected under /usr/lib where I can not copy
> > anything.  To avoid patching and spending additional time on an issue
> > that will be possibly resolved with next upstream version I'd prefer to
> > simply add the missing Depends.  Would you agree with this?
> What about disabling autopkgtest until this is resolved?

Hmmm, I'm a fan of those tests.  I could also make libmp3-tag-perl a
Build-Depends and copy the file over into the package.

Thanks a lot for your opinion



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