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Re: State of Roundcube packaging in Debian?

On Sun, Mar 15, 2015 at 3:32 PM, Christian Kastner <debian@kvr.at> wrote:
> On 2015-03-15 21:38, John Goerzen wrote:
>> On 03/14/2015 07:36 AM, Vincent Bernat wrote:
>>> The main difficulty is to handle the 0.9.5 to 1.x upgrade where the
>>> configuration files change.
>> I assume you mean the config files change in some dramatic way; that is,
>> some way that means the existing files won't work anymore?
>> If that is the case, why does this have to be a big deal?  Couldn't you
>> just warn people that the upgrade will break their config, point them to
>> the docs, and call it good?  After all, if that is all upstream
>> provides, isn't it better than nothing?
> Another alternative would be to not implement the upgrade path at all,
> and provide a separate roundcube-1.1 package instead, for those willing
> to do the migration manually (which I'd argue is a low price to pay).

I do not think it wise to package every point release since roundcube
does not intend to break the configs every point release as they did
in version 1. However packaging a roundcube-1 is useful IMO (and it
would be version 1.0 then 1.1 then 1.2 etc.).

Cameron Norman

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