Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 432256
Request for OSG version 2.2 on Fedora 8
Last modified: 2008-11-26 05:11:24 EST
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Description of problem:
I noticed that builds of OSG 2.2 are underway for Rawhide, could you build and push this version for F8 as well? I've successfully rebuilt using the SPEC file and patch from CVS on F8, but an official package would be nice.
As an aside I had to add BuildRequires for fltk-devel and sdl-devel because the OSG build picked up the presence of these libraries on my system and built osgviewerFLTK and osgviewerSDL which I had to add to the files section of the main OSG package.
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OSG-2.2's API/ABI is incompatible to OSG-2.0. I.e. blindly pushing OSG-2.2 into
FC8 would break existing applications.
The "usual" work-around would be to add compat-OSG-2.0 packages which could be
installed in parallel to OSG-2.2, however this is hardly possible to implement
with OSG due to limitations of the implementation.
So I regret, I don't see many possibilities to upgrade OSG to OSG-2.2 in near
[Intentionally leaving this PR open as a remainder to myself - R.C.]
Ok, I understand your reasoning.
How about the issue with the BuildRequires for fltk-devel and sdl-devel to allow
the building of the osgviewerFLTK and osgviewerSDL binaries? Should I open
another bug to track that?
I've just added OpenSceneGraph-examples-SDL and OpenSceneGraph-examples-fltk
packages to the version in rawhide containing osgviewerSDL rsp. osgviewerFLTK.
Should everything work out as desired, these packages will be part of the next
[Put them into separate (sub-) packages to avoid the package-dependency ballast
these packages pull-in.]
Thanks - looking forward to Fedora 9!
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