On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 03:13, Jonas Smedegaard <jo...@jones.dk> wrote:
> Hi Jonathan,
> On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 01:55:32AM -0500, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
>> To suss out possible problems before making the change for real, it would
>> be nice if most packages depending on tcl-dev were built against version 8.5
>> in experimental.  As discussed on debian-release[1], this requires sourceful
>> uploads to introduce versioned build-deps on tcl-dev, tcl, etc, since
>> experimental buildds are a little fussy about where they get their
>> build-deps from[2].
>> Rebuilding csound locally, I did not run into any problems.  tclcsound
>> builds fine against version 8.5, has the correct dependencies, and
>> examples run okay.  I did not test if sound works but it noticed my
>> sound card.  To all appearances, everything is fine --- nice job. :)
> I am a bit confused here:
> On one hand you tell us that the change is needed due to the switch
> requiring sourceful uploads, and on the other hand you confirm that our
> attempts at hardcoding versioned paths have succeeded and in fact your patch
> do *not* change anything but build-dependencies.
> It seems to me that even if in the general case a sourceful upload is
> needed, csound actually only needs a binNMU once Tcl defaults have changed?

Indeed, it seems like that. However, I believe what Jonathan wants is
an upload to experimental, and the build dependency has to be changed
to force the buildd to pick the 8.5 version. Am I correct?

BTW, remember to CC the submitter when answering bug reports (BTS
brokennes and blah).


Felipe Sateler

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