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Re: HDF5 Transition

On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 21:15:04 +0100, Sylvestre Ledru wrote:

> Hello guys,
> Just to let you know that we are planning to upload a new upstream
> release of the hdf5 libraries (1.8.4 => 1.8.6). 
> We will switch the API to the version 1.8 (from the 1.6). 
> It might break some packages but the fix is easy (just a #define).
> We will also change the package name because it is very likely that the
> API/ABI changed...
> We are not in an hurry but it is a pretty important package [1] [2].
Are any of the reverse dependencies RC buggy in sid right now (so that
they would be blocked from migrating if rebuilt)?  How many of those
can't be removed in case they don't get fixed?


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