ufsparse -> suitesparse

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at greysector.net
Fri Aug 17 08:31:36 UTC 2007

On Friday, 17 August 2007 at 02:58, Quentin Spencer wrote:
> Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> >On Thursday, 16 August 2007 at 22:22, orion at cora.nwra.com wrote:
> >  
> >>>On Thursday, 16 August 2007 at 20:21, Orion Poplawski wrote:
> >>>      
> >>>>Looks like ufsparse has been replaced by suitesparse and ufsparse needs
> >>>>to get pulled from the devel repository.
> >>>>        
> >>>Does the soname change? Does the new package provide ufsparse(-devel)?
> >>>
> >>>      
> >>Not sure about the soname - but I don't think it does.  suitespare
> >>provides and obsoletes ufsparse.  I noticed it because ufsparse gets
> >>installed on new installs, but is then replaced with suitesparse on first
> >>yum update.
> >>    
> >
> >So starting with devel/f8 I should use BuildRequires: suiteparse-devel,
> >right? Or will there be an update for f7 as well?
> >  
> Yes, that's right. I assumed that octave was the only thing depending on 
> suitesparse (sorry, I should have checked), so I never said anything. 
> There is a soname change. I had thought about updating f7, but I have 
> other priorities (drastic changes to octave-forge to work out), so I 
> probably won't.

freefem++ is one other thing depending on ufsparse, but it's not in CVS
yet, awaiting arpack to pass review (Axel, are you alive there?).

Thanks for the heads-up.


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