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Re: how to proceed with geany-plugins 0.19

On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 12:45:43 +0200, Evgeni Golov wrote:

> [ please keep me CC'ed, I'm not subscribed to -release@ ]
> Dear RT,
> the geany-plugins package is a compilation of plugins for the geany IDE.
> The current version in the archive (0.18) isn't compatible with the 
> geany version (0.19) in it (the plugins won't load).
Then there's an RC bug that incompatible geany and geany-plugins are
co-installable.  This needs to be fixed somehow, by adding Breaks on
older -plugins in geany, and/or by restricting the plugin packages'
dependency on geany.

> A binNMU won't help due to new API in 0.19 :(
> Thus the easiest solution would be upgrading geany-plugins to 0.19.
> Here we have different options, and I'd like to know which you like more 
> ;)
> geany-plugins 0.19 ships 6 new plugins, one of which needs a yet 
> unpackaged (in Debian) library.
> >From the users point of view, it would be best to upload ctpl (the 
> missing library) and geany-plugins with all the new plugins enabled.
> However I can understand that you won't like this solution (even if 
> geany-plugins and ctpl are already in ubuntu and working fine there).
> We could also disable the plugin that needs ctpl and only ship 5 new 
> ones. Or disable all of them and ship the same set as currently in the 
> archive.
> Thus my question: which of the three options would be ok from the RT 
> point of view and please our users most?
I don't think adding the new dependency is reasonable at this point.


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