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Bug#622363: transition: libnotify 0.7


Sorry for the delay in getting back to you.

On 09/06/2011 00:07, Laurent Bigonville wrote:
> Le Wed, 25 May 2011 15:08:39 +0200,
> Mehdi Dogguy <mehdi@debian.org> a écrit :
>> @Laurent: Do you know already which packages will need a sourceful
>> upload? Reporting bugs against those and user-tagging the reports
>> would help to see what's needed.
> During the weekend I've rebuilt all the packages that are depending
> against libnotify-dev. 70 over the 98 packages I've tried FTBFS... I've
> not looked at the build logs deeply, but I don't think all the FTBFS
> are related to libnotify transition, but still this transition will
> requires some sourceful uploads.

That's ~70% of involved packages. It's a bit high, IMHO. Can you please
report bugs against those packages with severity:important (for those
failing specifically because of libnotify 0.7) and usertag them?

AFAICS, some of them are already reported, and only need appropriate
tagging. Identifying packages that are not in testing, or that can be
easily removed (temporarily) from testing would help too.

Once the number of failures is significantly reduced, we can probably
start the transition. But, it seems a no-go for now since it would imply a
lot of work on both sides, potentially a longer transition (thus, blocking
other transitions), and doesn't seem worthy.

Kind regards,

Mehdi Dogguy مهدي الدڤي

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