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Re: conflict between libotf and openmpi



Jon Ciesla wrote:

> Neal Becker wrote:
>> It seems both openmpi and libotf supply a %{_bindir}/otfdump.  otf is
>> either:
>>
>> OpenTypeFont (libotf)
>> or
>> OpenTraceFormat (openmpi)
>>
>> I maintain libotf.  I'm not sure how to address this.
>>
>> My only interest in libotf is so emacs can use it.  For that, it doesn't
>> need the binaries.  Perhaps they could be put somewhere else?
>>
>> I don't know how important otfdump is to openmpi, since I don't use it. 
>> My guess is that in both libotf and openmpi, neither is critical to
>> function, but is a debug aid.
>>
>>   
> Are they the same?  If so, my gut would be to use the one in libotf, if
> it's complete, maybe in a subpackage, and have openmpi remove it's own
> and Require it, sort of the way we handle bundled libraries.
> 
> -J
> 

They have nothing in common, just unfortunately the same name.


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