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Re: Qt, aRts and KDE C++ ABI transitions: time to upload your packages

On Sun, Sep 04, 2005 at 10:54:01AM +0200, Loïc Minier wrote:
>  I'm in the following case:

> On Thu, Sep 01, 2005, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> >       2. Your package already depends on the transitioned libraries because you
> >          re-uploaded right after they became available with the necessary
> >          version constraint in your Build-Depends line.
> > 
> >          This was your choice to make, and fortunately it ensures that all
> >          buildds will have built your package against the transitioned packages.
> >          Still, you may want to consider reverting, in your next upload, the
> >          Build-Depends version constraint to what you previously had (unless
> >          such bumping was unrelated to the C++ ABI transition, like is the case
> >          with the official KDE modules maintained by the Debian Qt/KDE
> >          Maintainers, or your package is a library, like dbus).

>  But I'm not sure of why I should do this.  Is it to relax build-deps
>  constraints for eg. backports?

Yes, that's the implied benefit.

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