On 30/11/16 00:30, Tobias Hansen wrote:
> On 11/12/2016 07:58 PM, Tobias Hansen wrote:
>> On 11/12/2016 02:49 PM, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
>>> Control: tags -1 confirmed
>>> On 12/11/16 15:02, Tobias Hansen wrote:
>>>> Package: release.debian.org
>>>> Severity: normal
>>>> User: release.debian....@packages.debian.org
>>>> Usertags: transition
>>>> Hi Release Team,
>>>> I noticed yesterday that ppl has two RC bugs and was removed from
>>>> testing. I would like to take over the package and fix it, but one of
>>>> the RC bugs (#811825) is best fixed by updating to the new upstream
>>>> version, which requires a small library transition. Since the
>>>> debian-devel-announce@l.d.o mail from November 5 said the transition
>>>> freeze is only for "transitions that involve a large number of packages",
>>>> I'd thought I'd ask if we can still do this transition.
>>>> I already created a package of ppl 1.2 that fixes both RC bugs. ppl has
>>>> two reverse dependencies, which were of course both removed from testing
>>>> because of ppl:
>>>> apron
>>>> cloog-ppl
>>>> I checked that they both build without changes against the updated ppl
>>>> package.
>>>> If it's too late for the transition, we'll have to see if we can fix
>>>> #811825 by applying a patch that does not require a transition.
>>> Since this package is not in testing, and because of the small number of 
>>> rdeps,
>>> there isn't a big risk of regressions wrt current testing... so please go 
>>> ahead.
>>> Emilio
>> Thanks a lot for granting this exception! ppl 1.2 is now in NEW.
>> Best,
>> Tobias
> The package is now in unstable. I think the only thing that is missing
> now is a binNMU for apron. cloog-ppl already got an upload to build
> against ppl 1.2.

I scheduled that.


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