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Re: D-Bus going modular

Hi Sjoerd,

On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 07:50:30PM +0200, Sjoerd Simons wrote:

>   In the last releases dbus has been split up in seperate packages, one for the
>   core libraries and the daemon and the various bindings in their own packages.
>   Which is ofcourse good news.

>   Apart from that the core library had a soname bump, a deprecated function has
>   been removed. Unfortunately the function (dbus_connection_disconnect) is
>   still used by various applications, so these need a little patching 
>   (s/dbus_connection_disconnect/dbus_connection_close/).. 

>   Recently all the needed pieces of have been uploaded to experimental and some
>   testing has been done with running the new dbus with the old core bindings
>   and rebuilding gnome packages against the new versions.  Apart from the
>   patching mentioned above, no problems were encountered.

>   If there are no concerns from the release team, i would like to start
>   uploading the new dbus packages to unstable at the end of the coming weekend.
>   In the mean-time we'll be filing bugs with patches for the packages that
>   still use dbus_connection_disconnect.

Please wait for the python 2.4 transition to clear into testing.  This won't
be ready by this weekend, though I would optimistically project it might be
done by the end of next week.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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