Bug#796345: [Debian-ha-maintainers] redhat-cluster/libdlm + lvm + perl transition

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort pochu at debian.org
Mon Dec 14 10:15:03 UTC 2015

On 14/12/15 11:10, Dominic Hargreaves wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 02:19:58AM +0100, Ferenc Wagner wrote:
>> Dominic Hargreaves <dom at earth.li> writes:
>>> From [2] it appears that work is underway to fix all this, by including
>>> libdlm as a separate package. Presumably at this point lvm2 would not
>>> depend on redhat-cluster and it could be removed from testing?
>> Yes, that's the plan.
>>> As a more immediate fix - can the HA team comment on whether libccs-perl
>>> has any value?
>> Being built from the redhat-cluster source package, it will go when we
>> remove redhat-cluster from the archive.  Has it got any rdeps?
> No rdeps and popcon of 3.
>>> If not then perhaps that should just be dropped from the
>>> redhat-cluster package ASAP [...] -- of course, since redhat-cluster
>>> FTBFS, this would have to be done by the release team manually
>>> removing (just) libccs-perl from testing. Is this feasible?
>> I don't know if it's possible, but if yes: no objection from the HA
>> team.
> Great, thanks. Let's wait to hear what the RT think then.

Not really. At least not AFAIK, and it'd be hackish and ugly if it was possible.
It'd be nice if the FTBFS got fixed instead. If it's too difficult to make it
build with GCC 5 (I guess it isn't, but...) then as a temporary workaround you
could make it build with GCC 4.9.


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