On Tue, May 11, 2010 17:58, Harry Rickards wrote:
> On 11 May 2010 16:53,  <salsa...@xs4all.nl> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 11, 2010 17:27, Harry Rickards wrote:
>>> On 11 May 2010 16:22, Harry Rickards <ha...@linux.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> From https://buildd.debian.org/status/package.php?p=lives I can see
>>>> that armel, hppa and both kfreebsds built 1.3.3-1 fine, whereas on
>>>> alpha, hurd-i386, i386, ia64, mips, powerpc, s390 and sparc the build
>>>> failed. On my local machine (i386), the Ubuntu Launchpad PPA builders
>>>> (i386, amd64 and lpia) and I assume Alessio's machine (amd64) 1.3.3-1
>>>> built fine. All of the errors seem to be with pgrep being missing. I
>>>> assume these can be fixed by adding pgrep as a build-dependency.
>>>> Gabriel, was there something new in 1.3.3 that requires pgrep? Does
>>>> anyone know why these errors didn't occur on the Launchpad PPA
>>>> builders (is pgrep maybe installed by default??).
>>> I see that pgrep is provided by procps. This is a package with
>>> standard priority, so shouldn't it be in buildd by default? The Ubuntu
>>> version of procps is 1:3.2.8-1ubuntu4, compared to the higher Debian
>>> version of 1:3.2.8-9 so is it possible an unreported (I had a quick
>>> look through the bug list and couldn't find anything) bug has somehow
>>> got into the package between these two Debian revisions?
>>> --
>>> Harry Rickards - ha...@linux.com
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>> pgrep is required at runtime, but not for building.
> Are you sure? ./configure seems to be checking for pgrep and failing
> if it is not installed.

Yes, that is probably an error on my part. Feel free to remove the
relevant lines for pgrep and pkill from configure.in and add a runtime
dependency on procps.


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