[Fink-devel] ideas on pseudo packages

2002-02-08 Thread Max Horn
There is a problem with the two pseudo packages darwin and macosx - they don't work for the binary distro. Reason: these pseudo packages are only visible to Fink, not to dpkg. The first simple solution would be to make them visible by inserting fake descriptions into dpkg's database, but that

Re: [Fink-devel] ideas on pseudo packages

2002-02-08 Thread David R. Morrison
How about if the package installs a shell script in %i/bin which detects the version number, and then this shell script is called in post-install? -- Dave ___ Fink-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[Fink-devel] re: evolution's db3 dependency

2002-02-08 Thread Tony Becker
Did you put the mutexes back into 3.1.17? (just curious). In general it would be nice to know what exactly makes them require that version of db... do their docs mention that? I don't think it's explicitly discussed, but from reading around in the source code and makefiles, it looks like the

[Fink-devel] Re: zlib and freetype2 (was Re: Link problems with bonobo)

2002-02-08 Thread Max Horn
At 16:18 Uhr -0500 05.02.2002, David R. Morrison wrote: Max, along these lines, I noticed that freetype2 is included in xfree86-4.2. Like in the case of zlib, there is a version mismatch between fink's version and xfree86's version, so we can't simply drop the fink freetype2.

Re: [Fink-devel] ideas on pseudo packages

2002-02-08 Thread Justin Hallett
okay so we need to determ the system versions, so make a configure file that will fail if no = a certain version then of course the sucky part we need a Darwin1.3, 1.4 and 5.2 etc etc and the user has to install the pkg...that is off the top of my head i know sucks but it's a starting point so

Re: [Fink-devel] ideas on pseudo packages

2002-02-08 Thread Justin Hallett
unless we add this in fink it's self with a fink base-upgrade which will run the checks and find the closest pkgs. That could be done, but then we have the dpkg problem. [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: package darwin52 checks in post-install (by running script) if it is darwin 5.2 which is on the