On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 16:57:52 (CEST), Adam D. Barratt wrote: > On Mon, 2010-05-31 at 18:39 +0200, Reinhard Tartler wrote: >> This creates the situation that we actually partially revert the last >> transition. However, we still consider jackd2 as the superior >> implementation for squeeze, so we need to introduce a new virtual >> package for the libjack0 library. We expect the actual rebuilds to be >> rather smooth, since the jackd1 implementation was tested extensively in >> Lenny and Squeeze. >> >> It appears that 93 source packages will need to be binNMUd as part of >> this transition. >> >> We know that this is very very late for squeeze for which we apologize, >> but hope that it's not too late yet. Please give us a timeframe when we >> can start this transition with a new 'jack-audio-connection-kit' upload. > > It is indeed very late in the cycle to be introducing such a transition. > > I'm not quite clear where things were up to after the discussion of > Julien's suggestions, but we're trying to tie down as final a possible a > set of remaining transitions for Squeeze and this does seem like it > would cause us a significant number of rebuilds of packages that in some > cases will need to be rebuilt for other transitions anyway and aren't > always the smoothest to build (xmms2/armel had problems around the time > we were trying to get the directfb transition block migrated, for > example).
I see. > Is there a solution which would allow us to perform a gradual rebuild of > involved packages without potentially blocking other transitions? The transition does not need to be finished before some other transition starts because we intend to retain the package 'libjack0' as non-virtual package so that dependencies on this remain resolvable all the time. Is this what you've asked for or did I miss something? -- Gruesse/greetings, Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4 _______________________________________________ pkg-multimedia-maintainers mailing list email@example.com http://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/pkg-multimedia-maintainers