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Re: how-to push a package in testing ?



On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 09:45:25PM -0600, Adam Majer wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 10:14:30AM -0500, christophe barb? wrote:
> > I have a problem which is certainly going to solvs itself soon but
> > I want to be sure.
> > A few package version ago, libusb lacks of shlibs info. This is now
> > solved and I have rebuild gphoto2 against the new libusb but during this
> > time my gphoto2 package requiring a 0.1.5 (upstream version) entered in
> > woody when the associated libusb package not (because of another
> > problem).
> > 
> > 
> > gphoto2 doesn't work with the libusb currently in woody. In excuses I
> > see :
> >      * libusb (1:0.1.4-2 to 1:0.1.5-3)
> >           + Maintainer: Christopher L Cheney
> >           + 11 days old (needed 2 days)
> >           + Valid candidate
> > 
> > Is this package going to enter in woody ?
> > If no, is it possible to push it ?
> > Or should we remove gphoto2 from woody ?
> 
> http://ftp-master.debian.org/testing/update_output.txt
> 
> this is your friend :) [above] 
> 
> trying: libusb
> skipped: libusb (118+16)
>     got: 16+0: a-16
>     * alpha: gphoto2, gphoto2-dev, gtkam, gtkam-gimp, libgpio-dev, libgpio0, pencam, xsane

Why it seems to be alpha specific ?

gphoto2 (and gtkam,gtkam-gimp btw) in testing doesn't work with libusb currently in
testing. 
I don't know for the others.

How fill a bug will solve that situation ? A few bugs have been
reported/fixed previously and here we are.

Should we fill RC bugs ? for gphoto2 or for all ?

Christophe

> 
> so it doesn't enter because it would break all of these packages
> 
> My suggestion would be to file bugs against these packages so that they get 
> rebuilt with the new version of libusb.
> 
> I've learnt it the hard way that bad shlibs will screw testing bad.
> Fortunatelly it only did that for one package :)
> 
> - Adam
> 
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Christophe Barbé <christophe.barbe@ufies.org>
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A qui sait comprendre, peu de mots suffisent.
(Intelligenti pauca.) 

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