On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 12:17:42PM +0100, Andreas Barth wrote: > * Bill Allombert (Bill.Allombert@math.u-bordeaux1.fr) [100214 10:19]: > > The second step would be to fix packages that Build-Depend on 'libjpeg62-dev' > > to Build-Depend on 'libjpeg-dev' instead, but that might make theirs > > build-dependencies unsatisfiable until they have been fixed. Again, please do > > not make them Build-Depend on 'libjpeg8-dev', or 'libjpeg-dev|libjpeg62-dev' or > > 'libjpeg-dev|libjpeg8-dev' or other combinaisons. > > Sorry, but that's *way* too messy. Why don't you answer the mails we > send you before sending something out to d-d-a? This single action > will delay the release of Squeeze for a couple of weeks. Which one ? I think I replied to every single mail from debian-release that deserved an answer. > I'm totally annoyed by the lack of coordination, generating > unnecessary work etc. So do I, in the other way. At least the email to d-d-a improved that, and I do not think following its recommendation can make anything worse. > Can we please come to an plan how to fix that mess which doesn't > involve the upload of more than 200 source packages and ties them to > this transition? How about making (at least for the moment) > libjpeg62-dev an transition-only package to libjepg8-dev? That would > allow us to at least not block so many packages. (We can always at > a later moment change that back - or have lintian warnings that > build-depends on libjpeg62-dev should be dropped, or have an > libjpeg62real-dev, or whatever - but now we need to get the archive > and the testing migration operational again.) I proposed to do that on debian-release already, but this was rejected. So I will state it a last time: I propose to upload the libjpeg6b source package that generate libjpeg62 and libjpeg6b-dev (*not* libjpeg62-dev) and to upload libjpeg8 source package that generate a libjpeg8-dev that provides both libjpeg62-dev and libjpeg-dev. Do the release team want me to do that ? Cheers, -- Bill. <email@example.com> Imagine a large red swirl here.
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