[SRU] The Ecere SDK is uninstallable on Quantal/64 bit

Bug #1107774 reported by Jerome St-Louis on 2013-01-28
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ecere-sdk (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Jerome St-Louis
Quantal
Medium
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Bug Description

Users on a 64 bit version of Quantal cannot install the Ecere SDK
Issues in the control files regarding Architecture: all packages and font package dependency prevent installation.
The problem has been solved in Debian, by properly following the Multi-Arch guidelines:
   - The dependency on fonts-freefont-ttf is now a 'Recommended' instead of 'Depends'
   - The Ecere architecture: all packages were marked as Multi-Arch: foreign
   - The Libraries were marked as Multi-Arch: same
   - Libraries are now always put in /usr/lib/$(DEB_HOST_MULTIARCH)

[Test Case]
Simply trying to install the sdk on an amd64 installation of Quantal will give you errors:

sudo apt-get install ecere-sdk

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 ecere-sdk:i386 : Depends: ecere-dev:i386 but it is not going to be installed
                  Depends: ecere-smples:i386 but it is not installable
                  Depends: ecere-extras:i386 but it is not installable

[Regression Potential]
This package should not cause any regression issue, as its impact is limited to a previously uninstallable package.

Changed in ecere-sdk (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Jerome St-Louis (jerstlouis)
Changed in ecere-sdk (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
Changed in ecere-sdk (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Confirmed
Changed in ecere-sdk (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Confirmed
Dimitri John Ledkov (xnox) wrote :

So where is this giant SRU?
Either point me to the packaging branch and/or .dsc that I can fetch using dget.

Changed in ecere-sdk (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Changed in ecere-sdk (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Jerome St-Louis (jerstlouis) wrote :

This particular issue is fixed by:
http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~jerstlouis/ecere/quantal_sru/revision/803
(requires new packaging)

Packaging (including all patches) at:
http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~jerstlouis/ecere/quantal/revision/2

Rolf Leggewie (r0lf) wrote :

quantal has seen the end of its life and is no longer receiving any updates. Marking the quantal task for this ticket as "Won't Fix".

Changed in ecere-sdk (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: Confirmed → Won't Fix
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