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Bug#785198: transition: GStreamer 0.10 removal

On 16/05/15 09:50, Sebastian Dröge wrote:
> On Sa, 2015-05-16 at 09:31 +0200, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
>> Hi Sebastian,
>> On 13/05/15 13:09, Sebastian Dröge wrote:
>>> Package: release.debian.org
>>> Severity: normal
>>> User: release.debian.org@packages.debian.org
>>> Usertags: transition
>>> Hi,
>>> see rationale in this mailing list thread:
>>> https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2015/05/msg00335.html
>>> It was suggested in that thread to also set up a transition tracker for
>>> this. The main package involved here would be libgstreamer0.10-0, which
>>> should go away and has libgstreamer1.0-0 as replacement already.
>>> The qt-gstreamer transition (#760003) already clears part of the
>>> remaining GStreamer 0.10 dependencies. Additionally there are further
>>> GStreamer 0.10 bindings:
>>> python-gst0.10 is replaced by python-gst1.0 / python3-gst1.0
>>> libgstreamer0.9-cil is replaced by libgstreamer1.0-cil
>>>   (which is not yet uploaded, upstream release exists)
>>> libgstreamermm-0.10-2 would be replaced by libgstreamermm-1.0-XXX
>>>   (which is also not yet uploaded, upstream release exists)
>>> libgstreamer-perl, haskell-gstreamer
>>>   I'm not aware what the plans there are, the latter also has nothing
>>>   depending on it.
>> I don't want to have hundreds of RC bugs just for this. You can file bugs at say
>> important severity though, and when the list of rdeps gets down significantly,
>> they can be raised to serious. Also sending a dd-list to debian-devel can be useful.
> I'll send a follow-up with dd-list to debian-devel later.
> As nobody did any porting of any of these packages over the last 3
> years, I doubt that any porting will happen just because I file non-RC
> bugs for them :) But if you prefer that, I'm going to just file bugs
> with important severity.

You can warn that the goal is to remove gst 0.10 before the Stretch release and
that if $package isn't ported, it is very likely to be removed from testing and
not be included in Stretch.

Also please usertag them so it's easy to track progress.

> Not sure if I should also orphan the GStreamer
> 0.10 packages on the next uploads, might be the most sensible thing to
> do though.

Your call.


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