Re: [alpine-aports] [PATCH] testing/lablgtk: new aport
On mer, 2017-01-25 at 14:25 +0100, Jean-Louis Fuchs wrote:
> Hi |_eo
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 01:46:02PM +0100, Leonardo Arena wrote:
> I'm not familiar with ocaml, except for building unison.
> > The dev stuff is ~5 MB, half of the package size (10MB).
> > I'm not familiar with ocaml. What would be the inconvenience in
> > having
> > a separate -dev pkg?
> If you do a native install you need lablgtk and lablgtk-dev. I
> it might lead to confusion. I think we have these options:
> 1. Have the dev split and develeopers just have to remember
> both packages if they want to do a native-compile.
> 2. Add lablgtk to depends_dev, so if you intend to do a native-
> you will automatically get lablgtk.
> 3. My current solution.
> I first wanted to go for 2. And then thought it might be considered a
> > Would a user just want to use it at run-time only
> > or it's an unlikely scenario?
> I guess a user never wants run-time only, since the distribution
> usually does a native-compile. For example the native-compile package
> of unison doesn't need lablgtk at run-time since its all linked into
> But a ocaml developer probably wants run-time only, because he is
> using the interpreter during development.
> > From Alpine packaging perspective only, 5 MB less in the system are
> > definitely worthy a pkg separation.
> So I guess we have to go for 1. or 2. let me know if 2. is ok.
Solution 2 sounds good to me.
I'm merged this patch and unison with this modification.
Received on Fri Jan 27 2017 - 14:35:43 UTC