On Saturday 14 March 2009 05:30:29 Thomas Viehmann wrote: > This leaves pwlib,pwlib-titan, two obsolete versions of ptlib (in > experimental) courtesy of the Debian VoIP team. We are planning on releasing ptlib 2.6 without DC nor AVC support and redirecting people to use V4L. We are also planning on uploading ptlib & ekiga uploads into unstable which could clean up the pwlib elements of this. (#519108 & #519047 are relevant) > The options would be to wait (but some of these seem to be candidates > for incurring other transition-related dependencies) or remove the > following reverse dependencies from testing as well: > > openh323-titan,openmcu,asterisk,asterisk-oh323,ekiga,gnugk,ohphone,opal,ope >nam,openh323,pstngw Of these the important ones are: asterisk doesn't rdepends on libdc1394-13, but asterisk-oh323 can use libpt-x- plugins-dc - so is caught in transition ekiga would be covered by ptlib transition to unstable & ekiga 3.0 gnugk could be covered by an as yet unstarted migration openh323 -> h323plus > Now, this is quite a number of source packages. OTOH, it is a small > price for getting obsolete libraries out of testing. I would fully > expect none of libdc1394 (-13), pwlib, or pwlib-titan to be released > with squeeze anyway. Agree. These packages haven't been upgraded from squeeze anyway, so they are available there in the short term. > Based on observations from 2008, maybe the Debian > VoIP team should be advised to revise its maintenance style in order to > not need as much external intervention on its bugs as they did in the > past. Not sure what you are getting at here, but have requested clarification via private email. Mark
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