PING MAINTAINERS of ccache, distcc, ocaml: [was Re: [1.7] gcc-3.4.4-3 gets reinstalled every time I run setup]

Dave Korn
Mon Mar 30 21:44:00 GMT 2009

Eric Blake wrote:
> According to Andrew Schulman on 1/9/2009 7:42 AM:
>> Subject says it all.  setup sees the package as new, and reinstalls it, every
>> time.
>> Is this a known problem?  I didn't see any other reports of it.  Is there a
>> simple fix or workaround?
> The package is a source-only package, but something else you have selected
> depends on it.  Because it is source-only, setup.exe has nothing to
> install when doing the default binary-only installation; and even if you
> do install source, setup.exe doesn't recognize that a source-only package
> has been installed.

  In the meantime, I think that ocaml, ccache and distcc should remove gcc
from their setup.hint lines, and perhaps replace it by gcc-core.


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