gda-dev; new libgda version
warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Dec 28 09:56:24 EST 2006
Mark Johnson <mrj001 at shaw.ca> writes:
> A new version of libgda has been released. It is 2.99.2. They have
> bumped the ABI version to 3.0. Consequently, libgda-2.0.pc is now
> libgda-3.0.pc. Therefore, after upgrading to libgda 2.99.2, the build
> in gda-dev branch fails.
Was there even ever a libgda-2.0 stable release??
> Further feedback on gda-dev:
> configure did not fail when libgda-2.0.pc was not present. The
> configure.in should be updated to have an option to enable/disable this
> backend (like the --enable-sql option for postgresql). When the libgda
> is not present and the option is enabled, the configure should fail
> rather than the build.
I guess it depends if GDA is going to be optional or not. We could
do something like what libofx does in terms of AC_MSG_WARN vs
> I've attached a trivial (stop-gap) patch to illustrate what I am
> currently testing (i.e. simply to see if gnucash gda-dev builds with
> libgda-3.0). This is not what I am suggesting as the mod to
> configure.in. I'll work on that later.
> So far gnucash gda-dev is still building, which is a good sign, but it
> will be morning before I know if the build succeeded.
If it works with either, do we want to allow either? Perhaps test for
-3.0 and if it's not there fall back to -2.0? Definitely interested
in hearing your results.
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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