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Re: libstdc++ follow-up transitions

On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 13:46:16 +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:

> I notice that Ubuntu has gone ahead with a lot of library renames. Did
> the Ubuntu developers doing these uploads test the results, or did you
> just "upload and hope"? One reason I have held back from doing more NMUs
> is that for the majority of transitioning packages, I have no idea how
> to smoke-test the results, and I'm not happy with putting my signature
> on a package that I haven't tested. However, if we're going for a lower
> standard of "successfully rebuilding the package and some random rdeps
> is enough testing", then there are quite a lot of NMUs that can be done.
I'm planning on doing that.  I don't think there's a way we can get this
transition done in finite time without being aggressive about NMUs.


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