Bug 244153 - jasper: should not depend on freeglut
jasper: should not depend on freeglut
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: jasper (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Rex Dieter
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Reported: 2007-06-14 03:17 EDT by Braden McDaniel
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-08-22 11:38:34 EDT
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Description Braden McDaniel 2007-06-14 03:17:33 EDT
More accurately, the package that contains libjasper should not depend on
freeglut. I suspect the Right Thing is for jiv to be broken out into a separate
package.
Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2007-06-14 07:46:00 EDT
> libjasper should not depend on freeglut

rationale?  why?
Comment 2 Braden McDaniel 2007-06-14 10:46:05 EDT
Since libjasper itself does not depend on freeglut, applications that use
libjasper should not wind up depending on freeglut.
Comment 3 Rex Dieter 2007-06-14 11:15:07 EDT
I'll consider it. 
We first need to make sure no apps that use libjasper may want/need/use jiv.
Comment 4 Braden McDaniel 2007-06-14 11:50:46 EDT
That's a good point; instead, libjasper could be broken out into a libjasper
package. Any package that currently uses jiv (or another executable in the
distribution) should have an explicit "Requires: jasper"; any package that only
links with libjasper should not.

That should prevent dependencies from getting broken.
Comment 5 Rex Dieter 2007-06-20 20:17:19 EDT
Or stick with the status quo, where everything "just works", and just live with
the extra ~400k that freeglut takes on your disk. :)
Comment 6 Braden McDaniel 2007-06-20 20:31:20 EDT
And OpenGL. And X11.

There's no reason a machine serving as an image processing server should have to
have X11 installed.
Comment 7 Rex Dieter 2007-06-20 21:03:33 EDT
I'm not aware of anything in Fedora that links against libjasper, but not
libX11, am I wrong?
Comment 8 Braden McDaniel 2007-06-20 22:44:33 EDT
I don't know. But as long as it is reasonable for users to create/install RPMs
that complement the Fedora package set, I'm not sure why that matters.
Comment 9 Rex Dieter 2007-08-22 11:38:34 EDT
%changelog
* Wed Aug 22 2007 Rex Dieter <rdieter[AT]fedoraproject.org> 1.900.1-4
- -libs subpkg to be multilib friendlier
- -utils subpkg for non-essential binaries jiv, tmrdemo (#244153)

going into rawhide real soon.

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