[chandler-users] libicu issue (not libutil)
incubando at hotmail.co.uk
Wed Jun 11 22:42:46 PDT 2008
Thanks Grant. It's good to know that I'll be able to use 7.10 for the next release.
I really hope one of (1) to (3) come to pass, at least for the medium term. It'd be a
real negative if Chandler would only run on the latest versions.
All the best -- I value Chandler every day -- Nocte
> CC: chandler-users at osafoundation.org
> From: grant at osafoundation.org
> To: incubando at hotmail.co.uk
> Subject: Re: [chandler-users] libutil issue
> Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 16:02:27 -0700
> Hi, Nocte
> For the next release, I will be sticking with icu36 (i.e. Ubuntu
> 7.10). If any Linux experts have other ideas or comments, please pipe
> up :)
> Longer term, the possibilities I see are:
> 1) Ubuntu includes a backport of icu38 in 7.10: then I will upgrade
> our .deb to use that, and everything should be groovy.
> 2) I figure out a clever way to use whichever one (icu36 or icu38) is
> available. I know how to do that in the .deb control file, but I think
> that will lead to runtime issues (i.e. the binaries we ship that link
> against icu will expect one or the other).
> 3) We build separate 8.04 and 7.10 deb files.
> 4) We drop support for 7.10 and move to the newer icu.
> On 11 Jun, 2008, at 14:46, Nocte Diemque wrote:
>> Hi. Can some involved person say how the libicu issue is going to be
>> handled in the next release ?
>> I'm using a slightly old machine which hasn't taken kindly to Ubuntu
>> 8.04. I'm planning to go back to 7.10 which worked fine. However if
>> it means that the next Chandler release won't work, because of
>> changing the version of libicu, then I'll have to rethink.
>> (See how committed I've become -- Chandler will determine my
>> All the best,
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