Hi! Related with #18514 (Upgrade of group cohomology spkg), two or three questions came up:
One part of the spkg is an autotoolised library. Autotools generates some install.sh script, whose permission do not include execution. Nonetheless on my machine the package installs fine, whereas John Palmieri reports that he had to change permissions first before getting it to work on OS X. So, question: Do I need to manually change the permissions of scripts generated by autotools in my spkg? John also reports that when installing the package, its two dependencies have been *automatically* installed. Question: Is that really what should happen? I expected that a missing dependency would just give rise to an error, with a message stating what dependencies the user should install. Moreover, the automatic installation of one of the dependencies (namely meataxe) was incomplete: One needs `sage -b` to make meataxe work, but the automatic installation of dependencies didn't do `sage -b`. Question: How to deal with that? Should maybe the installation of a package automatically trigger `sage -b`, provided that the package installation happens after installation of the sage library? Anyway, it should be possible for an optional package to require `sage -b` before or after its installation. Suggested syntax: Including `sagelib` into the list of dependencies of a package should trigger `sage -b` before installation. Best regards, Simon -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "sage-devel" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to sage-devel+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/sage-devel. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.