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Re: Bug#825282: transition: gnat-6

Control: forwarded -1 https://release.debian.org/transitions/html/gnat-6.html
Control: tags -1 confirmed

Cc'ing debian-ada@.

On 25/05/16 15:12, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> Package: release.debian.org
> Severity: normal
> User: release.debian.org@packages.debian.org
> Usertags: transition
> The upload of gnat (6) about a month ago started the transition from
> gnat-4.9 to gnat-6. This deserves a tracker.
> Below is my attempt on a ben file, not sure whether it covers the right
> things. I just analyzed some uninstallability discovered by piuparts.
> There are packages that
>   (Build-)Depends: gnat, gnat-4.9, ...
> but gnat now Depends: gnat-6 and gnat-6 has Conflicts: gnat-4.9
> These probably need sourceful uploads instead of binNMUs.

Everything needs a sourceful upload, per the ada policy (as they rename the -dev packages).

> title = "gnat-6";
> is_affected = .depends ~ /gnat-/ | .build-depends ~ /gnat-/;
> is_good = .depends ~ "gnat-6" | .build-depends ~ "gnat-6";
> is_bad = .depends ~ "gnat-4.9" | .build-depends ~ "gnat-4.9";

I have added a tracker at https://release.debian.org/transitions/html/gnat-6.html

Why not include gnat-5 in is_bad?

@ada people: is this useful to you? Are there any changes I could make to make it better?

Hopefully this helps make the transition shorter.


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