Re: digikam 0.8.2 for etch, the next Debian release!? (due to exiv2 0.12)
Le mardi 12 décembre 2006 20:35, vous avez écrit :
> Hi exiv2 developers,
> the debian-release managers do not accept a library
> transition from exiv2 0.10 to 0.12 as etch is already
> Digikam 0.9.0 rc2 requires exiv2 0.12 for good reasons AFAIU:
> With digikam rc1 several people observed crashes with exiv2 0.10 in debian
> So as is, rc2 in debian etch is not possible due to missing exiv2
> 0.12. rc1 crashes and has therefore release critical bugs. So
> only 'save' option would be to go back to digikam 0.8.2.
> AFAICS the only way to get 0.9.0 rc2 into debian at this stage:
> o why is exiv2 0.10 in etch more risky that an 0.12 upgrade?
> o how risky is 0.10 -> 0.12 for apps using it
> New features of the library and superior applications using the
> lib are unfortunately not relevant at this stage of the debian
> etch release cycle.
> Thx for any input,
I let's Andreas explain why 0.12 is a mandatory depency with digiKam. he have
the full story in minds...