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Re: Bug#577209: libdbi-perl: DBI<>DBD ABI change breaks partial upgrades

On Mon, 12 Apr 2010 08:51:55 +0300, Niko Tyni wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 10:54:30PM +0300, Niko Tyni wrote:
> > The sid breakage should be gone with the binNMUs, but I think the partial
> > upgrade issue is RC, so reopening and reassigning.
> One option to fix the breakage and get a controlled transition later is
> to upload the older libdbi-perl with an epoch and do binNMUs again, That
> still means sourceful uploads for libdbd-mysql-perl and libdbd-csv-perl,
> which already had their dependencies bumped.

Right; IMO doing it right now would be better; reverting the change
also leads to work and postpones the transition only.
> DBI 1.610_90 is considered a development release on CPAN, and it
> looks like it was introduced for libdbd-csv-perl 0.2800-1, see #576672.


> However, DBI.pm 1.611 (contained in libdbi-perl 1.610.90-1) is only a
> recommendation in META.yml. The requirement is just 1.00.

So we could have avoided the current situation by looking closer ...

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