On 2016-10-13 08:52, Ole Streicher wrote:
> Aurelien Jarno:
> > Florian Schlichting:
> >> a new upstream version of cfitsio was released in April 2016. Would you
> >> consider packaging it?
> > 
> > Yes, I am aware of that. Unfortunately it introduces yet another soname
> > changes, which make things a bit more complicated.
> Since there is a transition freeze effective from 2016-11-05 [1], this
> should IMO be addressed ASAP. For the packages under Debian Astro
> maintenance, I could offer help here.

I agree we that if we want to get it in Stretch, it has to be done ASAP.
That said it's a minor release, without that many changes, despite the
ABI breakage :(.

I have just uploaded the new version to experimental.

> Could you specify where you expect the complications?

I haven't been able to test rebuild all the reverse dependencies yet, so
they are not yet known.

> BTW, I would recommend to put cfitsio under Debian Astro team
> maintenance, due to the importance of the package. Would you be willing
> to do that?

Please give me access to the project, I'll commit it there.


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