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Re: perl 5.10 transition, NMUs and release goals

Gunnar Wolf <gwolf@gwolf.org> writes:
> Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt dijo [Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 04:38:06PM +0100]:
>>>> Wouldn't the release team be pissed if the perl5.10 transition is done
>>>> without them be aware if it?
>> *cough* I was well aware of the transition and have kept it in mind for
>> most of the recent planning. It needs a bit of coordination with other
>> transitions, as both the python and the OCaml 3.10.2 transition will
>> also need some binNMUs, putting additional load on the buildds. I tried
>> pinging Brendan in IRC a few times in the past two weeks to talk about
>> the issue, but never was around at the right time to actually speak with
>> him. I guess doing it by mail is more sane, anyway :)
> Most of the packages will be anyway arch:all, so they will not IMHO
> put too much of a burden on buildds.

http://ftp-master.debian.org/~he/perl-NMUs is a list of packages
depending on '(perlapi-5.8|libperl5.8)'. We will need to schedule about
~295 binNMUs for perl5.10, for such small packages such as abiword,
postgres-* and most of our mail servers. This will put *massive* load on
the build machines.

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