Re: libgtop2 NMU and advice asked.
On Sun, Jun 08, 2003 at 06:35:02PM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> > I am currently preparing a NMU for libgtop2, which is broken and whose
> > maintainer told me has no time to fix right now.
> > Now, the problem was that the libgtop library moved from 0.so.0.0.1 to
> > 0.so.1.0.1, and the install rules didn't catch this changes.
> The normal procedure is to rename the binary package to
> libgtop2-1 (it should probably have been libgtop2.0-1, but
> people seem to have their own tastes about this.)
Ok, thanks for the info, and what is the procedure concerning this and
NMUs ? Also, while this name change mean the package will linger in NEW
for days, and not fix the corresponding RC bug during all this time ?
> And then noting each maintainer to recompile against the new package,
> and optionally doing a mass-NMU and uploading to DELAYED queue...
So, doing it the hard way. Could anyone provide me a script or something
to get all the problematix packages ? Would a apt-cache rdepends be
enough for this :
$ apt-cache rdepends libgtop2
> A reference document for library package naming is available here: