[Slackbuilds-users] Tor needs recompile after libevent upgrade

Antonio Hernández Blas hba.nihilismus at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 17:46:47 UTC 2011

2011/7/5 Ozan Türkyılmaz <ozan.turkyilmaz at gmail.com>:
> 2011/7/5 Ben Mendis <dragonwisard at gmail.com>:
>> On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 9:50 AM, Kemal Ilgar Eroglu <ilgar_eroglu at yahoo.com>
>> wrote:
>>> I sent the message below to the maintainer but got no reply, so I'm
>>> sending it to the list now:
>>> libevent in the repo has been upgraded from 1.4 to 2.0 and this requires
>>> Tor to  be recompiled against the new version. Could you bump the build
>>> number to -2 in the Slackbuild (so that it gets updated as well)?
>> I remember a similar discussion on the this list around the time 13.37 was
>> being prepared. The consensus was that build numbers should not be
>> arbitrarily bumped because a dependency has been upgraded. They represent
>> the version number of the SlackBuild itself, they are not a mechanism for
>> dependency tracking.
> Maybe a mention should be in CHANGELOG .TXT

Also in tor´s README.

BTW, there´s a similar situation with rtorrent and its dependency, libtorrent.

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