Raphael Hertzog <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > What tool do you use do identify the list of packages to bin-nmu? vorlon wrote a python script to handle package name transitions such as SONAME bumps some time ago. As far as I know, no other tool is around. For special cases, like the python2.5 and perl5.10, scripts were written just for that transition (usually making use of pre-existing tools). > is there already a (dedicated) tool that checks dependencies on all > arches? This is currently implemented by using grep-dctrl on all Packages files. > (I ask because several of the packages listed above already have a > dependency on libffi5 on i386 (virt-manager or streamtuner for example)) Those werent filed for i386. I've put my archive of all transition binNMUs online, see http://raff.debian.org/~he/binNMU-archive/ Those contain the actual commands I fed to wanna-build. Marc -- BOFH #367: Webmasters kidnapped by evil cult.
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