[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#756689: Bug#756689: octave: [hdf5 transition] please support hdf5 1.8.13 new packaging layout

Gilles Filippini pini at debian.org
Sat Aug 9 15:57:21 UTC 2014

Hi Mike,

Sorry about the late answer. Connectivity is flaky on my holidays place.

Mike Miller a écrit , Le 08/08/2014 16:22:
> On Wed, Aug 6, 2014 at 08:03:14 +0200, Gilles Filippini wrote:
>> Thanks for that. In the mean time is it possible for you to upload a
>> fixed octave package to unstable to ease the transition?
> I think one of us will get to uploading a fixed octave package soon,
> there are other pending changes in git, and we don't want to hold up
> the transition.
> I haven't tested building octave rdeps with these patches, but I
> assume that's the reason for hdf5-mkoctfile.patch right?. I'm curious
> if the change to LDFLAGS is really necessary in the general case, or
> is it only there for the one or two packages that intentionally link
> to hdf5 themselves? I would think only the include path would be
> required for almost all uses of mkoctfile, in which case it could look
> more like mkoctfile-mpi.diff (which I think we can actually drop once
> the hdf5 transition is done).

Thanks for this feedback. I think you're right because I've had to set
CPPFLAGS only to build octave rdeps against an unpatched octave. I'll
test this ASAP and tell you.

> Thanks for your patience and your work on this transition,



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