Two more points: On 05.03.2012 07:33, Michael Biebl wrote: > What about the following: > - Make libpng12 and libpng15 co-installable, by using different source > package names, e.g. src:libpng and src:libpng15 > - src:libpng12 builds libpng12-dev, src:libpng15 builds libpng15-dev > - upload *both* packages to unstable > - src:libpng12 builds a real package libpng-dev, which depends on > libpng12-dev (with a strict dep), this way versioned build-depends can > be satisfied. > - let both packages migrate to testing > - tell maintainers to test their packages against libpng15, and do the > following: > 1/ if it builds against both libpng12 and libpng15, change the b-dep > to libpng-dev > 2/ if it needs updates for libpng15 and the change is not backwards 3/ File bugs against packages which already build-depends on libpng-dev but will ftbfs against libpng15 > compatible, b-depend on libpng15-dev > - when all packages have been updated to depend on either libpng-dev or > libpng15-dev, make src:libpng15 build libpng-dev and make it depend on > libpng15-dev and binNMU the remaining lot. - Cleanup aftwards, i.e. remove the libpng12 source package. -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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