Re: ppl - source package should be versioned
Michael Tautschnig writes:
> > Assume we do build the default gcc depending on a libppl0, now the
> > libppl soname is changed to libppl1, a new ppl source is uploaded, and
> > suddendly libppl0 isn't available anymore. And we still need to
> > rebuild gcc using gcc. Making the ppl source versioned (pplX), we
> > still have the old libppl0 in the archive, and can rebuild gcc, then
> > remove the old pplX source and binary packages only built from the old
> > source. Please consider this for the next version bump.
> Does gcc indeed build-depend on libpplX/libppl-cX? If this is not the case, all
> that must be taken care of is transitions to testing, if I'm not mistaken. Or am
> I getting something wrong?
yes. while you may have the old libppl0 still installed in the
archive, a buildd cannot find it anymore in the archive, if it is not
installed anymore in the buildd chroot.