On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 10:55:20AM +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote: > Hi Reinhard and others, > On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 02:16:36PM +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote: >> On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 12:26:41PM +0200, Reinhard Tartler wrote: >>> With you're proposal, I think switching from one alternative >>> implementation to another one won't work. For example switching from >>> tschack to jackd3 would break with undeclared file conflicts AFAIUI. >>> And my understanding of this whole hickhack was to allow users to >>> switch jack implementations without having to recompile packages. >> If I understand your concern correctly, it is easily handled using >> "Replaces:". >> I deliberately did not go into such details, as I can easily imagine >> lots of details being forgotten, but cannot imagine it eventually done >> right. >> >> In other words: Do you only fear that I forgot some details, or do you >> fear that it is impossible to implement at all like I drafted, even >> with carefully composed package relations? > Ping!
>>> (If it works) my idea would allow this; and without having each and >>> every implementation to declare conflicts against every existing >>> other implementation. >> Sorry, I lost track: Could you please, in a differently named >> subthread, repeat your proposal? > Ping! > > If I get no response on this by sunday, and noone else objects, I will > go ahead with my proposed plan. > > Please do respond - I realy do want input on this, and may very well > have missed something obvious to oters that make the plan not work out > at all. > > Also, please do speak up if anyone feels they made earlier proposals > still valid to compare against. I sincerely apologize if missing out on > them - I lost track of it in these discussions, and did not find/take > the time to go through the whole thread to isolate them. I've tried to follow this as closely as I can, but I am new to packaging so not qualified to discuss the specifics. However, from what I do understand I do not see a consensus, yet. Also, I would ask that we restate and clarify the proposed scheme and give upstream a chance to comment. NB: though torben is truly awesome, he is not the only upstream developer. -edrz _______________________________________________ pkg-multimedia-maintainers mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-multimedia-maintainers