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Re: python 2.7 in wheezy


Le jeudi 06 octobre 2011 à 12:40 +0200, Julien Cristau a écrit :
> Hi,
> as of the just finished britney run, the /usr/bin/python symlink points
> to python2.7 in wheezy.
> In this process, a number of packages had to be removed from testing to
> avoid more waiting time and complications.  They should be able to
> migrate back quickly on their own, but if you maintain one of those
> packages and need help, please feel free to contact the release team.
> Likewise if you discover that your package is incompatible with the new
> python version and you want to get a fix into testing ASAP.

May I suggest that ypu make it clearer from those "britney hints" what
the thing is really about (for instance a comment about Python 2.7
transition in the file, instead of "uploaded at the wrong time.").

For users, which don't read d-d-a and receive such emails (below), it's
a bit unclear what's really happening, IMHO :-/

My 2 cents,

-------- Message transféré --------
De: Debian testing watch <noreply@release.debian.org>
À: duplicity@packages.debian.org
Sujet: duplicity REMOVED from testing
Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2011 16:39:12 +0000

FYI: The status of the duplicity source package
in Debian's testing distribution has changed.

  Previous version: 0.6.14-1
  Current version:  (not in testing)
  Hint: <http://release.debian.org/britney/hints/jcristau>
    # 20111005
    # uploaded at the wrong time.

The script that generates this mail tries to extract removal
reasons from comments in the britney hint files. Those comments
were not originally meant to be machine readable, so if the
reason for removing your package seems to be nonsense, it is
probably the reporting script that got confused. Please check the
actual hints file before you complain about meaningless removals.

This email is automatically generated once a day.  As the installation of
new packages into testing happens multiple times a day you will receive
later changes on the next day.
See http://release.debian.org/testing-watch/ for more information.

Olivier BERGER <olivier.berger@it-sudparis.eu>
http://www-public.it-sudparis.eu/~berger_o/ - OpenPGP-Id: 2048R/5819D7E8
Ingénieur Recherche - Dept INF
Institut TELECOM, SudParis (http://www.it-sudparis.eu/), Evry (France)

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