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Re: info please (on transitions and dependency levels)

On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 01:54:02PM +0000, Nick Leverton wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 12:19:40PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > Packages in level 2 build-depend on packages in level 1 (and so on up
> > the stack), so in general level 1 needs to be built before level 2.
> > 
> > (This is mostly only of practical interest to people managing these
> > transitions, though.)
> Is there a usual way to generate the dependency level lists ?  I ask
> because I have a transition coming up for one of my packages, which I
> am currently attempting to plan.  Debtree can do it in nice graph format
> of course, but converting that to a written list might be error prone.

Ask the release team; they use
http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=collab-maint/ben.git;a=summary for
the purpose and should be able to add transition pages for you.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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