[sane-devel] libsane_deps.patch no longer applies

Rolf Bensch rolf at bensch-online.de
Thu Jun 8 20:50:35 UTC 2017

Hi Olaf,

I already patched libsane_deps.patch today. OK, now I removed
libsane_deps.patch from my ppa scripts.

Many thanks for your hint.


Am 08.06.2017 um 15:18 schrieb Olaf Meeuwissen:
> Hi,
> This is just a heads up that the libsane_deps.patch that you apply
> during the build of your Debian packages no longer applies.
> If you try to apply it, it'll fail because I pushed a change that breaks
> that patch.
> Do not be alarmed ;-)
> The change I pushed makes that patch unnecessary.  You can safely remove
> it from the list of patches you apply.
> In case your interested, the change in question is
>   commit a2f1cc1c82e1ca4dfb04c386a6d51cfad3934d33
>   Author: Olaf Meeuwissen <paddy-hack at member.fsf.org>
>   Date:   2017-06-07 22:06:05 +0900
>     libsane: Only depend on and link in the kitchen sink if needed
>     There is no need to depend on and link in all the various dependencies
>     for whatever backends *might* be preloaded if none are.  Distributions
>     habitually rip these out, rightfully so, to reduce the list of package
>     dependencies.  This will achieve the same while still doing the "right
>     thing" for builds that do preload one or more backens.
> @binary-package-maintainers-reading-this-on-sane-devel>
>   If you have a similar patch, you're equally affected and should dump
>   that patch ;-)
> Hope that helps,
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