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

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Mon Feb 21 14:22:48 UTC 2011

On 02/21/2011 02:47 PM, Iain Arnell wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 11:28 AM, Ralf Corsepius<rc040203 at freenet.de>  wrote:
> [snip]
>> 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?
Please note, I said "uncooked" - It wasn't meant to be more than just a 
"demo of concept".

On a second thought - May-be it would be more suitable for perl to parse 
the *.pods, such XS-modules normally are accompanied with?

I am not sure.


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