On 2018-12-19 21:22:21, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote: > Hi Antoine, > > On 19/12/2018 18:25, Antoine Beaupré wrote: >> On 2018-12-19 17:03:26, Holger Levsen wrote: >>> On Wed, Dec 19, 2018 at 11:40:07AM -0500, Antoine Beaupré wrote: >>> [...] >>> I've now also re-read this thread (for the 2nd time today..) and first >>> I'd like to notice that all the concerns were only brought up in the >>> last week, so it was definitly right from you to work on this for those >>> months. Second, it now reads to me as if Emilio changed his mind after >>> expressing concerns on Dec 14th, he indeed replied much more favorably >>> on the 18th. >> >> Thanks for your message, I'm relieved and happy to get support from >> you. :) > > I'm sorry if my comments caused your frustration. I think you have done an > amazing job getting all this work done. I just think we need to try and > balance > the goal of supporting all packages that we can, versus the risk or causing > regressions in important stuff.
You're right. Sorry I might have overreacted - I am going through some intense family issues right now and I might be a little jittery. :) >>> I mostly worried that you didnt test all dependent packages and that we >>> essentially might break those when trying to support a package no >>> customer has expressed need for. But then I also suppose such breakage >>> could be fixed... >> >> So I was mostly concerned about libgcrypt dependencies, and in >> particular cryptsetup, and smoke tests seems to go through okay >> there, for what that's worth... > > cryptsetup is definitely one of the main rdeps. Also libgcrypt20 is used by > systemd, ntfs-3g. There's also libssh, which is used by e.g. qemu, php-ssh2, > libcurl... > > That doesn't mean we can't upgrade it. It just means it's an important package > and the risk is higher due to its wide use and because of the extensive > changes. > Just need to be extra careful. Right. >>> and now we are back to square one :/ >> >> Not really. We're actually at square N-1, we just need to do that one >> final jump to get in the "let's actually support that newer version" >> game. :p >> >> Should we pursue this? Are there any other packages that should be >> tested? >> >> Would love other people's opinion as well... > > Maybe some of the other rdeps. libssh test suite (if it has one), systemd... > However in the end it will come down to whether you feel confident to push > that > out or think it's better to stay put. > > Whatever you decide, I'll do my best to help in any way I can. That's great! :) Unfortunately I'm running out of time this month - I have a measly 2-3h left this month and holidays are coming up so I don't know if I'll be able to complete this before the new year. A. -- Celui qui ne connaît pas l'histoire est condamné à la revivre. - Karl Marx