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Re: [Pkg-octave-devel] QtOctave: removal of simplercs

On 15 May 2010 04:22, Thomas Weber <tweber@debian.org> wrote:

>> > Jordi, please try to have smaller commits:
>> That was a mistake. I documented every little change in the changelog,
>> so that should be more informative.
> You don't understand me. If you had made the very same changes, but in
> smaller commits, it would have been easier to merge them with the
> current HEAD. The problem is not what you changed, but how you commited
> it.

Oh, I see what you mean. I'm used to a similar workflow like that
using Mercurial Queues. Is there a git sort of equivalent?

>> Btw, Carthago delenda est, qrupdate?
> Mi dispiace, ma parlo solo un poco italiano. Non so spagnolo.

It's Latin, heh. Sorry, I thought you might know it:


> First, I'll try to get the easy things out of the way and update the
> octave-forge packages. Then qtoctave, and qrupdate at the end. Sorry,
> but qrupdate ships a library and I need to spend some time reading and
> checking whether the library still is ABI-compatible (not that I think
> it isn't, but I need to learn how to check for that).

I worked on the library stuff of qrupdate quite extensively with Paul
Wise (pabs on IRC), so I'm confident it's in good shape. I think the
log should be on d-mentors. The new version keeps everything
compatible and only adds a few symbols, which I've added to
debian/symbols. It should be a simple enough update.

- Jordi G. H.

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