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Re: ITS: swt-gtk 3.7-1

On 06/27/2011 01:18 AM, Andrew Ross wrote:
> On 27/06/11 08:55, أحمد المحمودي wrote:
>> On the mention of transition, do you know why didn't swt-gtk 3.6 manage 
>> to get into testing, although all packages depending on it did migrate 
>> to 3.6 ? Note: currently you'll find a "serious" bug against swt-gtk, 
>> but that was just filed 9 days ago (swt-gtk & all dependencies were 
>> transitioned a month ago)
> Hi Ahmed,
> The transition didn't occur because of a "serious" bug filed against
> Azureus. I just fixed that on Saturday and Tony uploaded it yesterday,
> so it'll be a few days before migration could take place. I believe it
> may require the release team to add a hint to encourage all the
> dependencies to be updated at the same time.
> I'd certainly support removing at least the minor version from the
> package names. Another option would be to keep the major version, so
> have libswt-gtk-3-java etc, since if/when there's a version 4 I'd guess
> the API will be more broken.
> Thanks,
> Andy

I don't have a feel for how much the API might change between releases, but
libswt-gtk-3-java seems reasonable.  Shall we change it for this upload or go
ahead and introduce 3.7 to the archive?

Thank you,

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