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Re: Removal of icu-config (does your package still detect libicu)




The icu maintainer has properly communicated the change in the packaging for the packages I maintain and depend on libicu-dev (and filled RC bugs for it).

I don’t know what has happened that postfix was missed.

Ondrej
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Ondřej Surý <ondrej@xxxxxxxx>

> On 16 Feb 2019, at 10:33, Scott Kitterman <debian@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> Postfix uses the presence of the icu-config binary to detect if libicu is 
> available and thus if SMTPUTF8 support should be compiled in or not.
> 
> Unfortunately, the icu package recently dropped this file, so when postfix was 
> binNMU'ed it lost SMTPUTF8 (see #921075).
> 
> I don't know if any other packages depend on this or not, so heads-up.  If you 
> maintain a package the build-depends on libicu-dev, you might want to check if 
> it's broken now.
> 
> I've asked the icu maintainer to put it back (#922451).
> 
> Scott K