Re: [Debian GNUstep maintainers] GNUstep libraries soname bump
* Yavor Doganov [Sun, 08 Mar 2009 18:13:47 +0200]:
> Adeodato Simó wrote:
> > > (BTW, the GNUstep transition is also tied to the
> > > libpoppler3->libpoppler4 transition via popplerkit.framework.)
> > No, it is not, at least not as far as my SQL-fu can see. libpopplerkit0
> > does not depend in any of the renamed libraries in the GNUstep transition,
> > so it's free to migrate at will.
> You are right that it doesn't depend on the GNUstep core libraries,
> but it should. See
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-release/2008/07/msg00068.html for some
> explanation. (Yes, these are bugs, IMVHO RC as per Policy 8.6.)
> > Or do you know more about this than the Packages.gz files do? :-)
> The other packages in this situation are gnustep-netclasses and
> pantomime1.2. If they don't get rebuilt, their reverse dependencies
> (gnumail.app, lusernet.app, talksoup.app, viewpdf.app, etc.) will fail
Ah, I see, thanks for the pointer, unfortunately I couldn't follow very
close the GNUstep transition in Lenny.
So, now my question is: what happens if you rebuild those three packages
against the new GNUstep libraries, and they migrate to testing on their
own, before said base libraries and the rest of the migrated packages?
Adeodato Simó dato at net.com.org.es
Debian Developer adeodato at debian.org
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