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Re: Please check med-bio-ngs, med-bio-phylo and med-cloud

Hi Afif,

On Sat, Jan 07, 2017 at 12:51:26AM -0800, Afif Elghraoui wrote:
> > The
> > problem here is making the leap to actually releasing a bio-ngs
> > metapackage (which is too late now anyway).
> Maybe it's not too late [1]. I think new binary packages are still
> allowed into testing--just not new source packages.

Metapackages are an exception here anyway.  While we should not try to
move too much around the Blends metapackages are re-uploaded short
before the final release.  The rationale is that dependencies might
have been removed in the freeze process.  But for sure the release
team wants *small* changes at that time so we should really hurry up
in changing things.
> If that's the case, can we make bio-ngs and others into real packages
> and have med-bio depend on them? Then I can start reorganizing things
> more enthusiastically.

I'm fine with this.  In the past I made several attempts to make med-bio
more fine grained but it was not actively supported by others and I'm
personally lacking the required detailed knowledge.

Kind regards


> 1. https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2016/12/msg00000.html


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