Quoting Dominik George (firstname.lastname@example.org): > Package: release-notes > Severity: normal > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA256 > > The dovecot packages have a new major release in wheezy (Dovecot 1 vs. > Dovecot 2). Almost nothing remained the same - the maintainer as wel as > upstream have chosesn to make the two versions heavily incompatible. > > AN automated upgrade from the squeeze package to the wheezy package is > not possible (right now, the wheezy dovecot package fails in postinst > when upgrading from squeeze and also on a fresh installation, but this > is another issue). The upgrade needs a lot of manual work to convert the > configuration to the new format and also parameters for integration with > MTAs changed. > > If the release team wants to add a section about that in the release > notes, please notify me and I will happily create one. I think you don't need an ACK from the release team: please create such section. Dovecot is "important" enough to deserve this (and, anyway, whatever contribution to release notes for non-smooth package upgrades is certainly welcomed).
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