On Fri, Sep 07, 2018 at 10:29:21AM +0200, Till Maas wrote:
Depending on: lzma (23), status change: 2017-10-10 (47 weeks ago)
afflib (maintained by: kwizart, rebus)
afflib-3.7.16-7.fc29.src requires lzma-devel = 4.32.7-21.fc29
I had a look into this since it blocks SleuthKit and hence libguestfs.
The package has:
However the sources also bundle a copy of lzma. It appears at one
point there was the intention to delete the bundled copy of lzma, but
this code was commented out (before 2008). So it in fact *always*
builds using the bundled copy as far as I can tell. The BuildRequires
I thought that maybe it's now using the bundled copy because the
system copy is no longer available, but looking at the configure
output I don't see where it tests for lzma, so I don't think this is
Anyway the upshot of all this is that with the attached patch it is
possible to build afflib. However you would probably need to get a
pass from FESCo to do this.
An alternative fix which I didn't explore is to use xz-devel. However
it appears that the package somehow depends on a specific version of
LZMA (4.43) so I'm not sure if it will build with whatever version xz
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