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Re: gnome-pilot transition?

Sorry for not answering earlier.

On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 23:37:13 +0000, Neil Williams wrote:

> gnome-pilot is orphaned but there is a new upstream release, I'm
> looking at a QA upload (as I did the last one). Ubuntu have packaged it
> but not changed the package name. Formerly it was libgnome-pilot2 but
> now that library has a SONAME of 5 and the library package includes two
> other libraries, SONAME 3 and SONAME 4.
> ./usr/lib/libgpilotd.so.5
> ./usr/lib/libgpilotdcm.so.4
> ./usr/lib/libgpilotdconduit.so.3
It's usually better to have each library in a separate package.  Makes
it possible to handle an SONAME bump in one of them and not the others.

> AFAICT the only reverse dependency is gnome-pilot-conduits which I've
> also updated, but won't upload yet.
> Changes are in SVN:
> http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/collab-maint/ext-maint/gnome-pilot/trunk/?op=log
> http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/collab-maint/ext-maint/gnome-pilot-conduits/trunk/?op=log
> I propose to change gnome-pilot to build libgnome-pilot5_2.32.0-1 which
> will have to go through NEW.
> Are there any problems with this mini-transition if gnome-pilot-conduits
> is not uploaded until gnome-pilot has cleared NEW? (Neither package can
> migrate without the other as migrating new gnome-pilot will break
> installations of existing gnome-pilot-conduits.)
Looks like that's blocked by
1) gnome-pilot FTBFS on kfreebsd-*
2) #614489 in gnome-pilot-conduits


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