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Re: Bug#521726: python-pymtp: needs upating of depends fromlibmtp7 to libmtp8

* Adeodato Simó <dato@net.com.org.es> [2009-04-02 12:32]:

> * Rafael Laboissiere [Tue, 31 Mar 2009 03:03:29 +0200]:
> > [snip]
> > I merged both version for pymtp.py and the resulting debdiff is attached
> > below.  I tested it with a Zen Creative device and creation of a track
> > from file worked using the modified sendtrack.py script in the package
> > (notice that this script is patched to work with python-id3 instead of
> > using the pyid3lib module, which does not seem to be available in Debian).
> > [snip]
> Indeed. I’d like to push this transition sooner rather than latter, so
> I’m considering a temporary removal of pymtp from testing, or maybe
> leaving libmtp7 around for a bit in testing, but I like that less.

What about uploading a version of the package with my patch referenced
above?  I agree that it is not 100% tested, but the patch has the virtue to
make pymtp work with libmtp8, at least in a simple test case.  If things go
weird, for example if my patch introduces other serious bugs, then we remove
pymtp from testing.

What do you think?  Ig the Release Team gives me the approval and Thomas
Perl does not object, I would NMU pytmp, just to unblock the libmtp


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