Description of problem:
The package does not provide development components: the shared object file, and the headers.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
The package should provide developer components in a -devel sub package. It is required by other libraries, such as libmpc. Please fix the package.
The changelog says:
* Wed Mar 26 2008 Paul P. Komkoff Jr <firstname.lastname@example.org> - 1.4.0-0.2.svn305
- add COPYING and doc/formats.txt
- remove *.so
Can you also please comment the patches? Especially the bz2 patch that has been included.
Created attachment 811522 [details]
Patch with specfile fixes
If upstream doesn't include devel components as part of the standard "make install", why are you advocating against that?
ah, nevermind, needed by libmpc
While you're at it, a format 1.4.0 release is available (at https://github.com/svend/cuetools/releases), so there's less need to continue carrying a snapshot.
(In reply to Rex Dieter from comment #3)
> If upstream doesn't include devel components as part of the standard "make
> install", why are you advocating against that?
Well, the make install step does install an unversioned soname that goes into the -devel subpackage. I'm assuming this is useless if the headers aren't installed too. Probably why the maintainer got rid of it in the first place.
(In reply to Rex Dieter from comment #4)
> ah, nevermind, needed by libmpc
I found out that musepack upstream keeps their own version of this library, as "libcuefile". I'm packing that up separately for musepack:
(In reply to Rex Dieter from comment #5)
> While you're at it, a format 1.4.0 release is available (at
> https://github.com/svend/cuetools/releases), so there's less need to
> continue carrying a snapshot.
I haven't tinkered with the sources since I don't know what the patches do. I'll look into if I have the time, but since I don't need this package for libmpc any more, it's not too high on my task list.
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