How to handle upgrade of libnotify when cups-client-1.4.8 is
marked as broken
sahil at FreeBSD.org
Sun Aug 28 17:26:58 UTC 2011
On Sun, 2011-08-28 at 11:30:27 -0400, Carmel wrote:
> My question is what changed? It worked before updating "libnotify". Is
> "libnotify" the culprit or "GNUTLS" or something else and why didn't
> anyone catch this problem sooner?
The chain of dependencies during the libnotify update prompted the
upgrade of cups. The latter's OpenSSL interfaces are explicitly
thread-safe, which GNU TLS is not.
> There appears to be a lot of material released lately that is either
> broken or requiring a considerable amount of manual intervention.
> Perhaps a moratorium (port freeze) should be considered until all of
> the outstanding problems have been corrected.
We are sorry for the inconvenience which is surely frustrating, but
freezing the tree because of this does not seem appropriate.
Sahil Tandon <sahil at FreeBSD.org>
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