Re: Pending freeze and packages pending upload
On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 02:43:08PM +0100, Neil McGovern wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 01:21:30PM +0100, Roger Leigh wrote:
> > > gutenprint 5.2.8
> > > This is a point release with a large number of new printer
> > > models being supported. It was released 2 days ago, but we've
> > > been waiting on it for months. Quite important for including
> > > with wheezy for contemporary printer support. I will package
> > > it this weekend.
> > This is done, but I found that upstream accidentally bumped the
> > major version of the libgutenprint2 ABI. They are planning to release
> > 5.2.9 with my patches for correcting the mistake. They should do this
> > by the weekend, but it's possible this will miss the freeze deadline.
> > It would be good to have a freeze exception for this--the work is all
> > done and tested, just waiting on the update from upstream. I can
> > apply my patches directly to the 5.2.8 release any upload now, or I
> > could wait for them to release properly.
> I would suggest uploading the patched version and then updating to
> increase the amount of testing it receives.
This has been done. I've now uploaded 5.2.9-1, which is just 5.2.8
plus the Debian patches incorporated upstream and some translation
updates and very minor bugfixes. If this could be allowed into
testing, that would be much appreciated.
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