rawhide report: 20110219 changes - requires perl(Gtk2::

Iain Arnell iarnell at gmail.com
Mon Feb 21 13:47:21 UTC 2011

On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 11:28 AM, Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 at freenet.de> wrote:
> In case of the perl(Gtk2::*), rpm now collects "use base ..." requires,
> but misses to collect and provide the XS-symbols they are implicitly
> provided through.
> I.e. in a perfect world, rpm's deptracking needs to be extended to
> collect XS-symbols,
> A quick hack applicable to the perl-Gtk2-* packages would be to run
> some "nm -sD --undefined ..." based script to generate a list of these
> Provides:
> Rough uncooked example:
> nm -sD --defined /usr/lib64/perl5/auto/Gtk2/Gtk2.so \
> | grep -E 'XS_Gtk2.*_new$' \
> | sed -e 's,^.*XS_Gtk2,perl(Gtk2,;s,__,::,g;s,_new,),'

grep /and/ sed? What about simply:

nm -sD --defined /usr/lib64/perl5/auto/Gtk2/Gtk2.so \
| sed -ne '/XS_Gtk2.*_new$/{s,^.*XS_Gtk2,perl(Gtk2,;s,__,::,g;s,_new,),;p}'

Or a perlier way would be to grab the info from perl's symbol table:

perl -MDevel::Symdump -MGtk2 -E 'say "perl($_)" for sort


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