On 04/08/2016 12:09 PM, Jérémy Lal wrote:
> 2016-04-08 11:32 GMT+02:00 Sebastiaan Couwenberg <sebas...@xs4all.nl>:
> 
>> On Wed, 8 Jul 2015 09:31:46 +0200 Jérémy Lal wrote:
>>> 2015-07-07 23:43 GMT+02:00 Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <po...@debian.org>:
>>>> Your package fails to build against mapnik 3.0.0:
>>>
>>> Thanks, it's going to be like this until gcc5 and latest boost libs are
>>> available (which should be this summer).
>>
>> More recent node-mapnik versions are required for their Mapnik 3.x
>> support, but these require the unpackaged node-pre-gyp to build.
>>
>> Perhaps it's better to remove node-mapnik and its reverse dependencies
>> from the archive since they haven't seen any activity in over two years.
>>
> 
> Let me see if updating it goes smoothly. If not then i'll request the
> removal.

Thanks, that's much appreciated.

I've pushed my initial changes for node-mapnik 3.5.8 to Alioth.

> FYI node-pre-gyp is a useless module in debian because it is made to
> download binaries from remote sources instead of properly compiling.

Currenly `node-gyp configure` fails with:

gyp: Undefined variable module_path in binding.gyp while trying to load
binding.gyp

If it's possible to fix that by using the system provided dependencies,
it may be feasible to get node-mapnik working again.

Kind Regards,

Bas

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