Elan Ruusamäe glen at pld-linux.org
Tue Jul 2 16:14:18 CEST 2013

On 02.07.2013 16:23, Jakub Bogusz wrote:
>>>> > >>Hi,
>>>> > >>
>>>> > >>According to git blame, libgettextpo.so.*.*.* is in -devel since 10
>>>> > >>years now, and ghosted symlink libgettextpo.so.0 since 5 years.
>>>> > >>Authors are qboosh and glen - hope it helps:)
>>>> > >>
>>>> > >>It looks like in main package we have tool itself, in -devel libs and
>>>> > >>other shared files.
>>> > >If some of shared libgettext* are useful outside gettext tools
>>> > >themselves, then create %package libs with libgettextlib, libgettextsrc and
>>> > >libgettextpo.
>> >i would like to have .po manipulation tools in a package without -devel
>> >dependency, so i could run xgettext but not to install gcc and dependencies
> So gettext-tools (requiring -libs) with the tools and -devel with
> libraries development part?
> But it would require global s/gettext-devel/gettext-tools/ in packages/*.git
it's affecting only developers (not end users), so
a) -devel could require -tools for some time (for transition to manually 
updated BR)
b) already present likely on builders and will mostly work


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