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Re: Proposed library transition: petsc, illuminator

On Sat, Nov 18, 2006 at 03:16:57AM +0900, Adam C Powell IV wrote:

> I would like to upload petsc 2.3.2 into unstable and fix an RC bug.
> This would be a library transition, as upstream changes API with every
> minor release.  But as far as I know, there is only one reverse
> dependency, which is illuminator, which I also maintain -- and am
> upstream for.

> Can I go ahead and work on these, and have an upload in within a week or
> two?  The alternative is to just close the RC bug in petsc 2.3.1, but I
> would probably get to that in about the same time frame...

Given that petsc is currently not in testing due to this RC bug, you're free
to fix it in whatever manner that you think is appropriate; this isn't a
release-affecting library transition.

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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