Tools and versionning
lool at dooz.org
Mon Aug 1 11:43:31 UTC 2005
I didn't knew of the unversionned binaries shipped by upstream, and
hence implemented symlinks via the classical alternatives system.
After discussion with upstream, they said they don't see why I did this
and would really prefer the latest version of the unversionned built
tools to be shipped instead.
I'll try to make the move to a virtual gstreamer-tools package, but
it's not going to be easy as we need:
- one package with the versionned tools in each release
- one package with the unversionned tools in each release conflicting
with the other versions of this package
Since I can't have the same binary package in two source packages,
that's going to require 2 versionned packages in each source:
- gstreamer0.8 source:
gstreamer0.8-tools (might depend on libgstreamer0.8 but shouldn't)
gstreamer0.8-tools-unversionned (provides / conflicts with
- gstreamer0.9 source:
gstreamer0.9-tools (might depend on libgstreamer0.9 but shouldn't)
gstreamer0.9-tools-unversionned (provides / conflicts with
I hate the complexity this creates and especially the names
"gstreamer0.9-tools-unversionned", so feel free to propose
alternatives to this! And be quick, sjoerd is breathing on my neck.
 pun intended.
Loïc Minier <lool at dooz.org>
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