[Pkg-octave-devel] HDF5 transition is finished
tweber at debian.org
Mon Feb 27 20:38:08 UTC 2012
On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 11:49:40AM +0100, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> * Thomas Weber <tweber at debian.org> [2012-02-24 11:29]:
> > On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 07:26:22PM +0100, Jörg-Volker Peetz wrote:
> > > Sébastien Villemot wrote, on 02/23/12 18:52:
> > > It seems still not possible to use the package "libhdf5-openmpi-dev" instead
> > > of "libhdf5-serial-dev" together with octave 3.2 (please see my previous
> > > e-mail
> > > http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/pkg-octave-devel/2012-February/008326.html
> > > ). With version 1.8.4 of "libhdf5-openmpi-dev" it worked.
> > Yes, and that's (probably) intentional.
> > http://bugs.debian.org/601511
> Would this mean that the octave package will not be able to be installed
> together with any package depending on libhdf5-openmpi-7?
I have no idea. The decision to go with only the serial version was
taken after discussing with the hdf5 maintainer - feel free to ask him
(although he will probably agree with you and point at hdf5 upstream).
> That will be potentially a problem for the Debian users. Is it really
> the case that the octave package could not depend alternatively on
> libhdf5-7 or libhdf5-openmpi-7?
To my understanding, yes. The mbox with the discussion can be found as
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