Re: Proposed library transition: petsc, illuminator
On Fri, 2006-11-17 at 12:45 -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> 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.
Right, not much of a "transition" if it's not in testing now. Makes
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