libgc + the ecl situation
Julien Cristau <jcristau at debian.org> writes:
> On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 22:06:08 +0200, Christoph Egger wrote:
>> Hi all!
>> The ecl package currently is still affected by  -- RC bug caused
>> by a build failure / embedded copy of libgc. The upload to experimental,
>> where a new enough libgc is already available did improve definitely.
>> As I'm going to adopt libgc (do we want it in pkg-common-lisp btw?) I
>> could have put that into unstable if the freeze didn't happen.
>> The libgc update shouldn't change the API but there are rather some
>> reverse-depends so I'm not sure the release team is happy to see that
>> update still. Alternative would probably be to patch the included libgc.
> I don't think updating libgc to a new major release in squeeze is a
> viable option at this point.
OK that's what I've suspected, thanks for confirming. I'll try to
work out another solution then (hopefully soon).