Bug#547393: libjpeg8 transition.
On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 11:13:08 +0100, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 03:33:42PM +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> > Hi Bill,
> > On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 18:08:21 +0100, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > > Dear release team,
> > >
> > > I would like to proceed with the libjpeg8 transition. What are your plan ?
> > >
> > #547393 is marked as blocked by a number of other bugs. Can you check
> > with the maintainers of the affected packages?
> I could, but consider that:
> #592925 is fixed, #582417 is not really a bug and the others seems to have
> unresponsive maintainers, it looks like a loss of time.
They'll still need to be fixed when we make the switch, since some of
them are libraries with a non-trivial number of reverse dependencies.
Of course one option could be to make them build-depend on
libjpeg62-dev, but if the maintainers are unresponsive you should be
prepared to NMU.
> What is more problematic is the numbers of packages that embed a copy of libjpeg6b,
> but this is mostly na independant issue.
Let's keep this separate.