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Bug#838234: transition: readline/readline6

Control: tags -1 confirmed

On 03/10/16 00:10, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
> Control: forwarded -1 https://release.debian.org/transitions/html/readline7.html
> Hi,
> On 18/09/16 20:43, Matthias Klose wrote:
>> Package: release.debian.org
>> Severity: normal
>> User: release.debian.org@packages.debian.org
>> Usertags: transition
>> readline 7.0 is now released, changing the soversion. The idea is to upload the
>> readline package from experimental (plus providing the libreadline*6-dev
>> packages), and stop building the -dev packages and common packages from
>> readline6.  Afaics, the API didn't change; for rebuild tests I only see build
>> failures for unrelated reasons.  readline and readline6 can stay in testing for
>> some time, but readline6 should be removed from testing before the stretch release.
>> I haven't done a test rebuild on unstable, but building on Ubuntu yakkety. The
>> current state of the transition can be seen at
>> http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-archive/transitions/html/readline.html
> Sounds good. I'd prefer to see a test rebuild on sid, but I think we could go
> ahead with this as it's a separate source and shouldn't block anything.

readline 6 got decrufted. Rebuilds scheduled.


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