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Re: ufsparse -> suitesparse



On Friday, 17 August 2007 at 12:13, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 17, 2007 at 10:31:36AM +0200, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > On Friday, 17 August 2007 at 02:58, Quentin Spencer wrote:
> > > Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > > >On Thursday, 16 August 2007 at 22:22, orion cora nwra com wrote:
> > > >  
> > > >>>On Thursday, 16 August 2007 at 20:21, Orion Poplawski wrote:
> > > >>>      
> > > >>>>Looks like ufsparse has been replaced by suitesparse and ufsparse needs
> > > >>>>to get pulled from the devel repository.
> > > >>>>        
> > > >>>Does the soname change? Does the new package provide ufsparse(-devel)?
> > > >>>
> > > >>>      
> > > >>Not sure about the soname - but I don't think it does.  suitespare
> > > >>provides and obsoletes ufsparse.  I noticed it because ufsparse gets
> > > >>installed on new installs, but is then replaced with suitesparse on first
> > > >>yum update.
> > > >>    
> > > >
> > > >So starting with devel/f8 I should use BuildRequires: suiteparse-devel,
> > > >right? Or will there be an update for f7 as well?
> > > >  
> > > 
> > > Yes, that's right. I assumed that octave was the only thing depending on 
> > > suitesparse (sorry, I should have checked), so I never said anything. 
> > > There is a soname change. I had thought about updating f7, but I have 
> > > other priorities (drastic changes to octave-forge to work out), so I 
> > > probably won't.
> > 
> > freefem++ is one other thing depending on ufsparse, but it's not in CVS
> > yet, awaiting arpack to pass review (Axel, are you alive there?).
> 
> Sure, I'm waiting for the lapack <-> atlas issue to be resolved.

Why haven't you filed a bug? You can't expect the problem to resolve by
itself.

IMHO that problem is NOT a blocker. A workaround is easy enough. Please do
it like I suggested in the review comment (i.e. BR: lapack for EPEL and
BR: lapack-devel for the rest) for now.

Regards,
R.

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