How to request -devel subpackage?

Simone Caronni negativo17 at gmail.com
Mon May 21 14:26:06 UTC 2012


Already tried but I need those Lzma2* ones.

I suppose the correct way would be for p7zip to generate shared
libraries and for the project I need to package to link to it. Too
much work for an internal tool for now.

Thanks,
--Simone


On 21 May 2012 16:05, Jon Ciesla <limburgher at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 7:53 AM, Michael Schwendt <mschwendt at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 21 May 2012 14:35:57 +0200, SC (Simone) wrote:
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I need the p7zip header files for a package I would like to submit for
>>> review; but p7zip does not include them as it does not provide a
>>> p7zip-devel subpackage.
>>>
>>> http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=2715
>>>
>>> I need these (taken from the debuginfo pacakge):
>>>
>>> /usr/src/debug/p7zip_9.20.1/C/Lzma2Dec.c
>>> /usr/src/debug/p7zip_9.20.1/C/Lzma2Dec.h
>>> /usr/src/debug/p7zip_9.20.1/C/Lzma2Enc.c
>>> /usr/src/debug/p7zip_9.20.1/C/Lzma2Enc.h
>>>
>>> What's the procedure to request the creation of a devel subpackage for
>>> a package already existing in Fedora? Of course I'm not between the
>>> mantainers.
>>
>> You're asking a wrong question, IMO. You should have examined both the
>> p7zip source tarball and the Fedora package to find out why there is no
>> -devel package and whether there should be one. A brief look at the
>> p7zip.spec file suggests that no API for public consumption gets
>> installed. No library and no corresponding header files. If that is
>> correct and not due to a packaging mistake, you would need to get in
>> contact with the p7zip developers instead of the Fedora packager.
>
> Additionally, there are some lzma headers available, have a look at
> lzma-sdk and lzma-sdk457.
>
> -J
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