To -boot: ok to unblock e2fsprogs?
* Theodore Tso [Mon, 21 Jul 2008 23:43:53 -0400]:
> In any case, e2fsprogs has been in testing for six days now (seven by
> tomorrow morning :-), and I think it is ready for testing. I
> understand that the freeze for libraries had already happened (I
> didn't realize that; I thought I had a little bit more time), but I
> would like to request an exception. The libext2fs libraries are
> relied upon by very few programs, and 1.41 did not change any shared
> library ABI's; I'm *very* anal careful about only adding new
> interfaces, and not changing existing ones.
> In addition 1.41.0 closed a large number of bugs over 1.40.11, and is
> the first version to have ext4 support. So I really would like to see
> e2fsprogs included, and would really appreciate it if the Debian
> Release Team would see fit to bend the library freeze slightly to
> allow the packages built by the e2fsprogs source package into testing.
Ok, I trust you on this. Will unblock when I hear back from the d-i
people (because of the udeb).
Adeodato Simó dato at net.com.org.es
Debian Developer adeodato at debian.org
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