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Bug 723864 - www-misc/awstats has dependency on now obsoleted dev-perl/Geo-IP
Summary: www-misc/awstats has dependency on now obsoleted dev-perl/Geo-IP
Status: UNCONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Web Application Packages Maintainers
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Reported: 2020-05-19 04:11 UTC by Reuben Farrelly
Modified: 2020-06-11 06:56 UTC (History)
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Description Reuben Farrelly 2020-05-19 04:11:25 UTC
The Gentoo awstats ebuild has a use flag for geoip, which if selected brings in the dependency of dev-perl/Geo-IP.

However dev-perl/Geo-IP is being replaced by dev-perl/GeoIP2 which superseeds it.

The exact same ebuild situation exists for SpamAssassin, and there is talk about how to fix the same issue in that package here: https://bugs.gentoo.org/675494

So a possibly fix might be from this part of the ebuild:

    geoip? (
        dev-perl/Geo-IP
    )

to

    geoip? (
        || ( dev-perl/GeoIP2 dev-perl/Geo-IP )
    )

Or I suppose a straight requirement on only GeoIP2.