Re: Please help a apt ABI break by providing bin-NMUs
On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 05:33:15PM +0100, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
sorry for the delayed answer.
> On Wed, 2010-04-14 at 17:53 +0200, David Kalnischkies wrote:
> > 2010/3/19 Michael Vogt <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > > bin-NMUs. The ABI break is required for following new features:
> > > - allow multiple ddtp translation downloads
> > > - allow Packages file without long descriptions 
> > > - preparation of the cache/data structures for multi-arch support
> > > - better logging
> > Should we: open a bugreport,
> > provide a list of whatever is needed,
> Both of those would be good. :)
I submited a bugreport against release.debian.org for easier
I'm happy to add the list of packages there too if that helps and we
should coordinate a new date. Is two weeks from now good?
> > I also want to emphasis that this is an ABI break - not an API
> > break, so in an ideal world all rdepends just need to be rebuild.
> > I tried this in the past weeks a few times with the bigger users²
> > and so far everything builds and works as expected.
> > ² libept, aptitude, python-apt, libapt-pkg-perl, debtags
> I'm assuming the set of affected packages here are those build-depending
> on libapt-pkg-dev or depending on libapt-pkg-libc6.9-6-4.8?
Just the dependencies on libapt-pkg-libc6.9-6-4.8 should be fine.