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Re: Bits from the Release Team: What should go into squeeze?

On mer., 2010-03-17 at 16:39 +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Evolution : business as usual, all packages depending on libcamel,
> evolution, evolution-data-server or libedata-cal will need a transition.
> Yves-Alexis told me he’ll upload as much as possible of it to
> experimental.

It's already available (2.29.92) in experimental and shouldn't change
much before 2.30. Few things needs to be done: debian/copyright updates,
a NEWS.Debian warning about IMAP+ backend, but nothing too dramatic.

> libxklavier : probably the hardest one to conduct. Will require patches
> to depending packages, including KDE and Xfce. What makes it worse is
> that it’s mandatory for gnome-settings-daemon, which in turn affects
> control-center. We’ll try to prepare everything in experimental, and if
> it turns out to be impossible to conduct, we will have to make g-s-d
> build against the older libxklavier/libgnomekbd.

HMh, that might be a bit more problematic for the Xfce side, since I
won't be available at all for packaging task from march 23rd to apr 16th
or something. CC: ing pkg-xfce in case somebody can step up for that.


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