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Re: xlibs-dev removal and RC bug fun

On Sat, Jan 07, 2006 at 05:53:26PM -0500, Kevin B. McCarty wrote:
> Looks like xlibs-dev is now officially gone, which instantly creates a
> hell of a lot of RC (FTBFS) bugs that will manifest the next time
> rebuilds are attempted of xlibs-dev Build-Depending packages.  (Maybe
> someone on the X team should mention this on debian-devel-announce?)
> I've been trying to keep on top of them at the wiki page:
> http://wiki.debian.org/DependsXlibsDev
> I reviewed the list there that was created last month, down through
> packages starting with "R", upgrading existing bugs to "serious" as I
> went, but I've ran out of stamina.  If you are NMUing, mass-bug-filing,
> or doing other things related to dealing with this issue, could you
> please try to keep the wiki page up-to-date?

Having a per-maintainer list is generally better. As for xxgdb I'm
perfectly aware of it, but i need to seriuosly patch the program
for a couple of major issues, so i'm procrastinating the upload
since a few... I'm starting to hate dead upstreams :-/

Francesco P. Lovergine

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