Re: APT 0.7 for sid
On Wed, Jun 06, 2007 at 04:44:47PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> On Thu, Jun 07, 2007 at 12:59:38AM +0200, Michael Vogt wrote:
> > I plan to do an apt 0.7.2 upload for sid this weekend. It's a big merge
> > of the version in debian/experimental and the version in Ubuntu.
> > It will break the ABI, so all packages that depend on libapt will need
> > a rebuild against this version (so expect a bit of a transition until
> > everything is rebuild). It should be straightfoward, I will do uploads
> > for synaptic and python-apt, I hope that the other depends follow
> > quickly (I will be happy to do NMUs if someone asks me about it).
> Are source changes even needed, or can most packages be binNMUed for the
The packages can be binNMUed. The API does not break.
To fully use translated package descriptions some source changes are
required, but aptitude has them already and patches for synaptic and
python-apt are already available in bzr.