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Re: [alpine-devel] Julia missing from alpine v3.8

From: Daniel Isaksen <d_at_duniel.no>
Date: Sat, 8 Sep 2018 16:48:11 +0200

Hi,

You should be able to do package pinning and install older Julia from 3.7
on 3.8 if you really need/want it.

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Sincerely / Med vennlig hilsen,
Daniel Isaksen <d_at_duniel.no> (https://duniel.no)

On Sat, Sep 8, 2018 at 4:45 PM, ecsx <ecsx_at_protonmail.com> wrote:

> It's unfortunate but I don't know much about build systems either. I
> couldn't help anyway.
>
> All I wanted was to use Julia like I did on Alpine v3.7.
> I'm even considering going back from Alpine v3.8 to v3.7 because I need
> Julia for an university course.
>
> But thanks for the help!
>
>
>
> ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
> On Saturday, 8 September 2018 10:19, Jean-Louis Fuchs <ganwell_at_fangorn.ch>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi ecsx
> >
> > You're absolutely right, these things should be upstreamed and that is
> also what keeps me from doing it. I don't know anything about julia. It is
> too scary for me:
> >
> > - Their build-system is completely hand-written, so as a maintainer
> you have to find out everything you know about standard build-systems again
> > - Then almost every patch for 0.6.2 fails with 1.0.0 and most not
> because the issues are fixed
> > - Too many tests fail
> >
> > Complicated packages are quite common, julia isn't alone. But it
> requires a lot of dedication to get it working and then get fixes
> upstreamed.
> >
> > You are very welcome to give it a try. I would help you to get
> started with alpine development. We can talk on IRC.
> >
> > Best,
> > Jean-Louis
> >
> > On Sat, 8 Sep 2018, at 12:38, ecsx wrote:
> >
> >
> > > Hi Jean.
> > > What's non-standard about it?
> > > Could we propose a patch or at least report upstream?
> > > Thank you.
> > > All the best.
> > > ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
> > > On Tuesday, 4 September 2018 19:00, Jean-Louis Fuchs
> ganwell_at_fangorn.ch wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi ecsx
> > > >
> > > > > It has a lot patches and seems rather fragile. I check if 1.0 less
> > > > > fragile, but no promises.
> > > >
> > > > It seems they added even more non-standard procedures to their
> build-system. One can waste a lot of time on this apk. Since I don't use
> julia, I'm out.
> > > > Best,
> > > > Jean-Louis
> > >
>
>
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