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Re: transitions and binnmu

Hi Gert,

On Sat, Dec 19, 2015 at 10:01:48PM +0100, Gert Wollny wrote:
> now that I took some more responsibility, i.e. also for gdcm and dcmtk
> I'm wondering about one detail: with the changed SO-versions of these
> packages should I request BinNMUs or is this done automatically. For
> example I see a auto-dcmtk transition but not auto-gdcm. 

I'm not aware of some auto BinNMU mechanism.
> I've read the documentation about transitions [1], and there it says
> that one first should upload libraries with new SO-versions to
> experimental, (so far I can still blame my sponsor for not doing so :),

Yep, I'm fine with blaming me. ;-)

> but the number of reverse dependencies for these packages is quite
> limited and AFAIK they all are debian-med maintained. 
> Any pointers how to proceed? - Because there is quite a list of
> packages that could transit to testing if the dependencies on old
> versions of dcmtk and gdcm could be cleared.

I'd suggest we migrate all our packages manually to be sure.

Please let me know if you need more upload permissions.

Thanks a lot for caring for these packages


> [1] https://wiki.debian.org/Teams/ReleaseTeam/Transitions


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