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Re: Circular testing exuses for swt-gtk and swingwt

On Wed, Oct 05, 2005 at 11:03:47AM -0600, Shaun Jackman wrote:
> 2005/9/28, Nathanael Nerode <neroden@twcny.rr.com>:
> > >These excuses seem to be circular between swingwt and swt-gtk.
> > Classic "hint" situation.  They both have to go in together; the
> > excuses are showing that if you move only one in, it breaks the
> > other.  Send a message to debian-release@lists.debian.org asking for
> > them to add a "hint" so that the two packages can go in
> > simultaneously.

> > No point doing so until the hppa build problem is dealt with though;
> > a "hint" specifies particular version numbers, so if you have to
> > make a new upload, you need to ask for a new hint.

> swt-gtk 3.1-2 is all ready to move into testing [1], but it's being
> held back by swingwt, which it make "uninstallable on arm". swingwt is
> a library that, so far, no other packages use. To me, getting swt-gtk
> into testing is far more important waiting for swingwt to get sorted.
> swingwt has a couple issues that may take a while, such as a GCJ
> internal compiler error on HPPA. Can swt-gtk 3.1-2 be pushed into
> testing?

By removing swingwt from testing, yes.  I've added a hint to do this.

On Wed, Oct 05, 2005 at 07:52:54PM +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
> If it ICE's on hppa, why should it be pushed to testing, especially if
> there are no apps depending on it?  AFAIK the Java Packaging Team
> wants to build these libs from the eclipse source anyway, so the
> packages would vanish soon again.

He's asked for swt-gtk to be pushed in, not swingwt; AIUI, the swingwt
failure is a swingwt problem, not an swt-gtk problem, right?

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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