On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 20:10:17 -0600, Steve M. Robbins wrote: > On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 03:01:12PM +0100, Julien Cristau wrote: > > > I guess the best would be to reintroduce them but as part of a separate > > libhdf5-cpp-7 binary package (the reason I dropped them was that they > > were in libhdf5-7 but not in the mpi variants, which meant the mpi > > variants didn't really "Provide" libhdf5-7). > > Maybe. However, there are already four variants of C bindings: > serial, mpich2, openmpi, and default "mpi". Splitting C++ libraries > would mean doubling this to 8. > > Why is that better than simply reactiving C++ (for all variants)? > First because having more than one shared lib per binary package is a recipe for trouble down the road. Second, the c++ libs were only built with the serial libhdf5 variant, not with any of the mpi ones; I don't know why, and am not familiar enough with hdf5 to know if that makes any difference.
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