How to break circular Build-Depends between gir-repository and gstreamer?

Daniel Schepler dschepler at
Fri Nov 27 19:24:18 UTC 2009

On Friday 27 November 2009 11:15:52 Sebastian Dröge wrote:
> Am Freitag, den 27.11.2009, 10:50 -0800 schrieb Daniel Schepler:
> > I'm seeing some circularity in the Build-Depends for gir-repository and
> > gstreamer:
> > [...]
> > How would you recommend I break these cycles?  Build bootstrap versions
> > of gstreamer and gst-plugins-base without gir support?  Or build
> > bootstrap versions of webkit and tracker without gstreamer support?
> Simple answer: gir-repository should not build depend on gstreamer
> anymore because the gobject-introspection stuff was moved from
> gir-repository to gstreamer.

In fact, it doesn't have direct Build-Depends on gstreamer.  The problem here 
is that it Build-Depends on webkit and (indirectly) tracker, which both Build-
Depend on gstreamer.
Daniel Schepler

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