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Re: packages which are broken after core-updates merge

From: Clément Lassieur
Subject: Re: packages which are broken after core-updates merge
Date: Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:40:53 +0200
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> Clément Lassieur <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Clément Lassieur transcribed 0.2K bytes:
>>>> > icecat is failing, with new profiles, with old profiles. This can be
>>>> > reproduced in a new profile by selecting 'Preferences > Applications'.
>>>> > It should immediately crash.
>>>> It doesn't crash when "--with-system-icu" is removed.
>>> Can you send a patch for this?
>> Sure, but I'm not sure it is the right solution.  It would be preferable
>> to use system libraries when we can.  What the other think?
> This usually indicates that upstream forked the library (or that the
> depend on this particular version of the API).  I think it’s better to
> comment the configure flag with a FIXME and have a version of Icecat
> that is usable than a version of Icecat that immediately crashes when
> you start it.
> In any case I think it would be good to file a bug report upstream with
> information about the exact version of ICU that we’re building with.

Alright, I'll send a patch then.  Thanks for commenting.

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