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Re: ode 0.11 transition

* Gonéri Le Bouder [Mon, 16 Feb 2009 00:34:51 +0100]:

> On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 11:11:04PM +0100, Adeodato Simó wrote:

> > I'd like to suggest ithat you upload again to experimental, but having
> > libode-dev Provide: libode0-dev. Then you ask reverse dependencies for
> > feedback, in particular if they can be recompiled without any source
> > change and continue to work. If that's the case, we keep the Provides
> > when uploading to unstable, and do binNMUs. Only if *all* reverse
> > dependencies need source changes to compile with the new version it'd be
> > okay to drop the Provides when uploading to unstable.

> > Once the transition is done (and only then), you can submit bugs at
> > non-RC severity against your reverse dependencies asking for a change
> > libode0-dev -> libode-dev in their Build-Dependencies, and you can drop
> > the provides once all bugs are fixed *and migrated to testing*.

> > Does this sound doable to you?

> ok, it's a much better plan. I added the Provides: in freshly uploaded 
> ode 0.11-3.

Great, thank you.

> > Also, it would be really nice if you could mail -release to get a spot
> > for this transition, like everybody else. From a quick look it's quite
> > an isolated transition, so it should be able to get the "go" very soon.
> Fine,

> Thank you for your valuable feedback and sorry for the noise.

No apology needed, thanks for your cooperation!

Adeodato Simó                                     dato at net.com.org.es
Debian Developer                                  adeodato at debian.org
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