rpms/graphviz/devel graphviz.spec,1.14,1.15

John Ellson ellson at research.att.com
Mon Aug 29 17:29:43 UTC 2005


Ralf Corsepius wrote:

>On Mon, 2005-08-29 at 13:06 -0400, John Ellson wrote:
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>>Oliver Falk wrote:
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>>>On 08/29/2005 03:16 PM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
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>>>>On Mon, 2005-08-29 at 07:33 -0400, Oliver Falk wrote:
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>>>>>Author: oliver
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>>>>>Index: graphviz.spec
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>>>>>+BuildRequires:        /bin/ksh bison m4 flex tcl-devel >= 8.3 
>>>>>tk-devel swig
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>>>>What's the reason for BR'ing /bin/ksh?
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>>>>I can't imagine a single reason for doing so under Linux.
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>>>I took that from the specfile that comes with graphviz and didn't 
>>>think to much about it - it also was there since I took over 
>>>graphviz... Maybe John knows why!?
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>>>Best,
>>> Oliver
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>>Tritely, because ksh was invented here
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>> and its too hard convincing people here to use
>>bash.    As I recall, iffe depends on it.
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>Well, I'd suggest you to extend your configure script to detect a
>suitable shell (I guess you actually are looking for shell supporting
>for some features which were missing in the original Bourne shell 10
>years+ ago),
>or FE should simply sed the /bin/ksh to /bin/bash or even /bin/sh from
>the sources inside of the rpm spec.
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>Ralf
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Is this a blocker for this release?

To be honest I'm feeeling some burnout and this is not the technical 
issue that I want to work on....


John





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