Re: empathy backports
On Fri, 30 Oct 2009 13:24:32 +0100
Alexander Wirt <email@example.com> wrote:
> Andres Salomon schrieb am Freitag, den 30. Oktober 2009:
> > On Thu, 15 Oct 2009 15:59:34 -0400
> > Andres Salomon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I'm uploading a backport of empathy. It's very much a
> > > work-in-progress; there are newer version of dependencies that
> > > aren't in testing yet. I plan to update the bpo as they migrate
> > > to testing, up until the point at which empathy 2.28 (and any
> > > deps necessary to make voice and video calls) is backported.
> > >
> > Packages are still stuck in NEW; they can be found here as well:
> > http://lunge.mit.edu/~dilinger/bpo/empathy/
> > Note that telepathy-haze is broken w/ the version of libpurple
> > that's in lenny (see #553085). I'll fix this w/ a new tp-haze
> > backport once more of the empathy-related packages escape NEW. In
> > the meantime, installing the version of libpurple0 from
> > backports.org (rather than the version that's in lenny) will allow
> > it to work.
> And I'm not sure if I will accept them. There are too many more or
> less critical libs inside. Maybe I have time to test them all at the
Why not? They're required for telepathy/empathy voip stuff, and
they're not forced upon other bpo users unless they want empathy.
I built stuff against lenny versions of everything unless there was a
hard version requirement..