Your message dated Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:51:51 -0400 with message-id <20160922145151.2v3tl3ej62v3jyk6@gambit> and subject line Re: Bug#837593: gnome-shell-extension-redshift: Not compatible with gnome-shell 3.21.x/3.22 has caused the Debian Bug report #837593, regarding gnome-shell-extension-redshift: uninstallable in sid to be marked as done.
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--- Begin Message ---Package: gnome-shell-extension-redshift Version: 3.20.1-1 Severity: serious Tags: sid User: debian...@lists.debian.org Usertags: piuparts Hi, during a test with piuparts I noticed your package is no longer installable in sid: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gnome-shell-extension-redshift : Depends: gnome-shell (< 3.21) but 3.21.91-2 is to be installed Cheers, Andreas
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--- Begin Message ---Version: 3.20.1-2 Forgot to close in changelog. * Michael Biebl (em...@michaelbiebl.de) wrote: > There are some recent updates: > > In the past, it was necessary to explicitly declare supported > gnome-shell versions in metadata.json. This was lifted in gnome-shell > 3.21.92 . > > "Nowadays, the user interface has mostly stabilized with most changes > happening under the hood. As a result, extensions written for > previous versions of GNOME Shell are very much expected to keep > working on updates, if it wasn't for the version check that requires > a version bump in the extension metadata. There has been a setting to > disable that check for a while, but it's existence isn't widely known > (hence the common perception that "everything breaks on updates"). > While there is still some risk that an out-of-date extension can be > enabled without error, but fails spectacularly later (where we cannot > catch the exception), it is reasonably small by now when compared to > the ~95% of extensions that can be "unbroken", so swap the default > value to disable version checks by default." > > As a result, you could drop the gnome-shell << XXX version limitation > altogether. The Debian release cycle is pretty long though, so we > don't know yet if the gnome-shell version in Buster will actually be > compatible with your extension today. We will release Stretch with > GNOME Shell 3.22, so my recommendation would be to use gnome-shell > (<< 3.23) as upper limt. > > Modifications for metadata.json are no longer required. > > Regards, Michael > >  https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-shell/commit/?id=5e0e3e > -- Eric Dorland <e...@kuroneko.ca> 43CF 1228 F726 FD5B 474C E962 C256 FBD5 0022 1E93
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