[sword-devel] Ubuntu 12.04 ....
Troy A. Griffitts
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Mon Apr 23 06:07:56 MST 2012
Not disputing any of this, but I'm curious why BT can't compile against
SVN. I don't believe we've intentionally made any API interface changes
in a while, and we try our hardest to be backward compatible. If you
let me know, I can have a look at what we broke.
On 04/23/2012 02:49 PM, Greg Hellings wrote:
> Xiphos 3.1.5 requires SWORD SVN. In the Crosswire Ubuntu PPA current
> SVN of SWORD is named libsword9.
> BibleTime 2.9.1 cannot be built against SWORD SVN but only against
> SWORD 1.6.2. In Ubuntu's current release this version of SWORD is
> named libsword8.
> There is a branch in BibleTime's git repository which allows it to be
> built against SWORD's SVN, but because of API changes since then our
> current trunk cannot be built. BibleTime will not release a version
> which is incompatible with the current SWORD release and that is why
> we requested that Troy cut a new release of SWORD. Once SWORD 1.7
> (libsword9 in Ubuntu/Debian parlance) is released the next version of
> BibleTime released after that will be compatible with the new API and
> will therefore require libsword9.
> If you want to get more to the bottom of it, try providing Dmitrijs
> with the information he specified, but it sounds like you are drawing
> the official Ubuntu package of BibleTime and the PPA package of Xiphos
> to get the conflict you indicated.
> On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 6:40 AM, Barry Drake<bdrake at crosswire.org> wrote:
>> On 23/04/12 12:11, Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote:
>>> do not mix PPAs with official archive.
>> I understand that. What I'm doing is reporting that there is a problem in
>> the packages held in Ubuntu 12.04 repo. I'm asking whoever is responsible
>> for submissions to Ubuntu to get things up to date as soon as possible. I
>> know the official packages are OK but 12.04 is released on Thursday of this
>> week so I'm doing some final testing! The new user of 12.04 is NOT going to
>> look for the official ppa but will simply use Ubuntu Software Centre - and
>> get the conflict.
>> God bless, Barry.
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