Re: Open beta of debhelper compat level 11 (debhelper/10.10.7)
- Date: Sun, 12 Nov 2017 12:44:06 +0200
- From: Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Open beta of debhelper compat level 11 (debhelper/10.10.7)
On Sun, Nov 12, 2017 at 10:25:00AM +0000, Niels Thykier wrote:
> Full list of changes in compat 11
> > - The cmake buildsystem now passes
> > -DCMAKE_INSTALL_RUNSTATEDIR=/run to cmake(1).
> > Caveat: This option silently does nothing in cmake versions
> > prior to 3.8. Please keep this in mind if your package is
> > regularly backported to a suite (e.g. stretch-backports)
> > where cmake is older than 3.8.
> Backport availability
> *Caveat*: Packages using the cmake build system should be careful as
> cmake in stretch does not respond to the
> -DCMAKE_INSTALL_RUNSTATEDIR=/run change in compat 11. If this is a
> problem for your package, the package should probably stay at compat 10
> until buster is released.
Is anything preventing a backport of cmake to stretch-backports?
This would allow debhelper to add Breaks on older cmake versions,
which would also automatically handle all backports situations
in a correct way.
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