Web lists-archives.com

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




Well, checking for libicu-dev in B-D of source package and libicu<SONAME> in binary packages is quite a simple test...

--
Ondřej Surý <ondrej@xxxxxxxx>

> On 16 Feb 2019, at 14:40, Scott Kitterman <debian@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> My impression is the tests were cursory.  If a package didn't FTBFS, it was 
> presumed to be OK.  Fortunately he provided a patch, so it is all better for 
> postfix now.  I just don't know what else might have been missed.
> 
> Scott K
> 
>> On Saturday, February 16, 2019 12:47:34 PM Ondřej Surý wrote:
>> 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
>> --
>> 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
>