Re: Summary of python transition problems
Colin Watson writes:
> (cc'ed to -release for general information)
> Hi folks,
> Here's a summary of the problems currently blocking python2.3 from
> testing. It may be slightly incomplete, but I think I've got most of
fyi, yesterday I updated the list from Joss, see
http://people.debian.org/~joss/python-list.txt (link does not work),
see http://people.debian.org/~doko/python-list.txt instead.
> Buggy packages
> * garchiver: #210828
> * gimp-python: #207304
automake problem, which it seems I failed to fix.
but one of it's build-dep's is listed as:
-gimp1.2 (1.2.3-2.4 to -)
* Maintainer: Ben Gertzfield
* Valid candidate
so probably, it doesn't make sense to move it to testing, if gimp1.2
> * python-imaging: #212853, blocks forg, sketch
I'll do an NMU now.
> * python-gnome is lacking a mips build for some reason. This
> contributes to holding back a lot of other packages: affix,
> configlet, glimmer, gnome-tasksel, pydict, pyne, sql-editor, xkeysw,
> and zwm at least.
does Ryan work on this?
> Missing builds
> * affix: hppa
> * libapache2-mod-python: powerpc
already asked for rebuild ... no reaction.
> * python-gtkextra: hppa mips
> * xkeysw: hppa
> Hope that helps with NMU planning and so on. It would be helpful if we
> could regard Python packages as being in a mini-freeze for the moment,
> with RC bug fixes only; having to wait for lots of 10-day testing delays
> is going to be a pain otherwise.
I'll do another upload of the python2.3 and python2.2 packages to
properly compile with -mieee on alpha and fix wrong recommends in
python2.3. should be quickly built ...