Re: removal of vips and nip2 from testing
Jay Berkenbilt wrote:
> Vips and nip2 were removed from testing. This was in the automated
>> Previous version: 7.12.5-3
>> Current version: (not in testing)
>> Hint: <http://ftp-master.debian.org/testing/hints/aba>
>> # vips FTBFS. #474405
> and looking at the hints file, it appears that the script accurately
> captured the reason.
> The FTBFS bug report was only a day old when this happened, and I
> uploaded a fix for it the same day that I received the bug report. It
> seems a bit extreme to me to have these packages removed from testing
> for a FTBFS bug that was just a day old. Is this becoming a new
> practice, or were there extenuating circumstances such as vips being
> involved in an openexr transition and someone looking for blockers,
> seeing the FTBFS bug, and taking quick action without looking at the
> circumstances? Or was this really the best thing to do to get a
> transition through in any case?
Yes, this was a bit extreme. No, it was not without looking at the
circumstances. Yes, this was really the best thing to do to get the
PS: Thanks for the interest in the issue and thanks for fixing the bug
already, so your packages will migrate soon.