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Re: groovy should not release with stretch

> On Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:38:40 +0200 Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org> wrote:
>> Package: groovy
>> Severity: serious
>> A separate source package groovy2 was uploaded, so reverse dependencies
>> need to be migrated to that one and groovy removed.
>> Cheers,
>>         Moritz
> Hi Moritz and all pkg-java members,
> I am wondering if it is better to upgrade groovy to the latest version
> (2.4.5 as of now) and drop groovy2, and migrate all build-rdeps of old
> Groovy 1.x to using a separate groovy-1.8 or groovy-1.9 package if
> necessary. In the end that we get rid of groovy and remain a groovy2
> package seems odd. Anyway BND, Maven are under the similar transition.
> Since GSoC I have been maintaining Gradle in Debian so I am happy and
> willing to do the transition.
> Cheers,
> Kai-Chung Yan

I agree with Kai-Chung's plan, if we can manage to get it done in time.  Even
better would be to updated all packages to work with groovy 2.4.x, then just
make a single groovy package based on groovy 2.4.x .


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