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Re: Full bazel in Debian?


On Sun, Dec 27, 2020 at 05:38:01PM -0500, Olek Wojnar wrote:
> Hi Julian,
> On Sat, Dec 26, 2020 at 2:25 PM Julian Gilbey <jdg@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>   Ooo, that will be an issue.  This package (upstream source at
>   https://github.com/dae/anki.git) now uses Python, Rust and Node
>   packages, so it's got quite a lot of dependencies.  I'm assuming it
>   calls cargo to build the Rust library, and goodness only knows what it
>   does with Node...  So this package may have to wait for buster+1,
>   which is fine - there's a perfectly good older version in buster.
> Do you mean bullseye (and bullseye+1)? If so, that's probably a safe decision
> right now if you already have a good version of anki in testing.
> Looking through the anki source, the Bazel packaging doesn't actually look
> *that* complicated. However, if there's not a compelling reason to rush, I'd
> suggest waiting until Bazel builds in Debian are more stable (and easier). I
> anticipate Bazel achieving First Class Citizen status sometime during the
> bullseye+1 cycle so that'll be a good time to pursue this upgrade.
> -Olek

Hi Olek,

Thanks for the advice!  And yes, you're right - I did mean bullseye+1.

So I'll just sit tight for now!

Best wishes, and thanks for your work on Bazel!


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