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Re: 64bit lapack-3.7.0-1.tar.xz - Empty




On 4/3/2017 11:44 AM, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> On 03/04/2017 17:07, cyg Simple wrote:
>> On 4/3/2017 11:00 AM, Marco Atzeri wrote:
>>> On 03/04/2017 16:53, cyg Simple wrote:
>>>> The file is lapack-3.7.0-1.tar.xz 32 bytes with no contents.  I've
>>>> tried
>>>> two different mirrors.  There are also no dependencies applied.
>>>>
>>>> Reverting back to lapack-3.6.1-1.tar.xz proves that it is empty as well
>>>> with the same no dependency rules.
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> source only. all the contents is in:
>>>
>>> $ cygcheck -cd |grep lapack
>>> liblapack-devel                         3.7.0-1
>>> liblapack-doc                           3.7.0-1
>>> liblapack0                              3.7.0-1
>>>
>>
>> Then these should be installed dependents of the chosen lapack.  Source
>> only means nothing when you can choose the binary download.
>>
> 
> there are today no packages depending from lapack.
> 

Exactly but the binary install of lapack should require liblapack-devel
and liblapack0.

> I miss the relevance of your last comment; there are
> ~ 473 empty binary package in the distribution.
> 

The installer chooses by default a binary install not a source install.
If there are empty binary installations then those also need to change
to install the expected binary dependencies.

> Please note that lapack is empty but the debug file for the three
> binaries is called lapack-debuginfo anyway as the upstream source file
> is called lapack.

While lapack-debuginfo isn't a requirement for lapack we understand its
purpose and should only be installed if chosen specifically.

-- 
cyg Simple

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