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Re: binNMU request: libexiv2-0 => libexiv2-2

On Sat, Jan 26, 2008 at 12:06:50PM +0100, Fathi Boudra wrote:
> > The subject is misleading; you seem to be asking for permission to start a
> > transition, not for binNMUs?

> yes

> > If all of these packages have the same versions in testing and unstable,
> > then it should be fine to start the transition.  If some do not, then those
> > would need closer examination to be sure they aren't tied to existing
> > transitions.

> from christopher martin about gwenview:
> "you could go ahead with the exiv2 transition and then binNMU 
> gwenview, but I guess to complete the transition quickly you'd need to 
> yank gwenview from testing, where it would remain absent until gcc-4.3 
> moves down (corrent me if I'm wrong here)."

There's no reason for that at all.  gcc-4.3 is no longer a blocker for
gwenview in testing (the requisite version of gcc-4.3 has already passed to
testing), and even if it were, gwenview would almost certainly not be the
only package affected by the libgcc shlibs bump.

> exiv2-0.16-1 uploaded today. it's in the NEW queue.

Ok, sounds good.

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