Bug#547393: libjpeg8 transition.
On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 01:53:03PM +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> 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.
One issue with this transition is that a number of packages still depends on
libjpeg62-dev instead of libjpeg-dev. This might cause packages to have uninstallable
build-dependency until they are fixed.
Imagine a large red swirl here.