[oe] Python-native dependency in libxml2
raj.khem at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 08:43:44 CET 2011
On 3/16/2011 12:28 AM, Frans Meulenbroeks wrote:
> 2011/3/16 Khem Raj<raj.khem at gmail.com>:
>> On 3/15/2011 11:22 PM, Ahsan, Noor wrote:
>>> I was looking at the libxml2 package. While going through the recipes I
>>> came to know that its native package depends on python-native package as
>>> well. This dependency is defined in libxml2.inc file.
>>> DEPENDS_virtclass-native = "python-native"
>>> This package build fine after removing this dependency. I am not clear
>>> why this dependency is being added in libxml2 package. Can somebody
>>> clear that to me. While looking at the git log I came to know that this
>>> change is coming from libxml2-native.inc file. But I am not clear why
>>> this dependency was added as this package build fine without it.
>>> Please help me in understanding this dependency. Thanks.
>> Try to build this recipe from scratch and see if it still works then we can
>> remove the dep
> I'm not sure if that is the right way.
> It might well be that typically python-native is already there in a
> scratch build because some earlier package needed it (or even because
> of the scheduling of build steps.
> Probably a better way is to build with packaged staging (with staging
> dir outside TMPDIR) then rm TMPDIR and bake the package.
> Alternately peek into the package to see if it needs python. If it is
> needed then the DEPENDS should stay.
Did you read carefully what I wrote ?
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