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Re: ICU transition status

On Tue, Oct 10, 2006 at 01:25:37PM -0400, Jay Berkenbilt wrote:

> If my analysis/understanding is correct, icu, xerces27, boost, and
> parrot will need to be hinted into etch together but this is not yet
> possible because boost and parrot have other issues right now that
> prevent them from moving over.  Is this correct?

boost's problem is fixed AFAICS, only parrot remains.

> As icu maintainer, is there anything I have to do to resolve this?

No, though if you helped to fix 382147 the transition would probably go
quicker. :)

> Actually, I'm a bit confused at how openoffice.org migrated to testing
> without ICU.

It was linked against its internal version of ICU.

> Hmm.  Well, my real question is whether I need to take any action at
> the right time to get icu into etch, or whether someone in the release
> team is monitoring cases in which hints will be required.

Nope, the hint is already in place.

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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