HEADS UP: GSL update has broken dependent ports (was: porttools -- generate pkg-plist)

Jon Drews jon.drews at gmail.com
Tue Jul 6 16:14:26 PDT 2004

Hi Matthias:

 That was very clumsy of me. I apologize. I will look at YaCaS and fix
it, if it has not already been fixed.

On Wed, 07 Jul 2004 00:10:42 +0200, Matthias Andree
<ma at dt.e-technik.uni-dortmund.de> wrote:
> Jon Drews <jon.drews at gmail.com> writes:
> >  The new GSL-1.5 tarball is available and I wanted to port it using the
> > port-authoring-tools-1.0. Is there any information on how I can use it
> > or the associated software, porttools, to generate a pkg-plist? I
> > looked for  a man page on port-authoring-tools and porttools and found
> > none. Google also did not turn up any docs.
> OK, so I see this was committed without advance warning (i. e. HEADS-UP
> mail here) and without fixing dependent ports - breaking bogofilter
> because it cannot satisfy its dependencies any longer.
> Please remember to notify the maintainers of dependent ports ahead of
> time so they can tell whether the updated library will have to live on
> in a separate port or whether dependency lines in their own ports must
> be updated. The GSL update falls into the latter category.
> GSL 1.4 has these dependent ports according to /usr/ports/INDEX:
> audio/p5-Audio
> audio/snd
> cad/gmsh
> french/gibi
> french/homard
> mail/bogofilter
> mail/bogofilter-qdbm
> mail/bogofilter-tdb
> math/PDL
> math/p5-Math-GSL
> math/py-gsl
> math/ruby-gsl
> math/yacas
> These will, unless already happened, need to be updated to require gsl.6.
> The bogofilter fix is in PR ports/68741.
> --
> Matthias Andree
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