[Debian-olpc-devel] lenny (debian.jones.dk): broken metacity
dr at jones.dk
Sun Nov 8 11:13:41 UTC 2009
On Sun, Nov 08, 2009 at 11:46:54AM +0100, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
>On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 10:52, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 06, 2009 at 08:51:02PM +0100, Sascha Silbe wrote:
>>> On Fri, Nov 06, 2009 at 08:21:39PM +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>>>> Please do test the sugar-0.84 packages at debian.jones.dk too, they
>>>> should be up-to-ate too now.
>>> Same result as for 0.86 (installs fine, fails on gio import).
>> This means Sugarlabs chose as early as the 0.84 cycle to rely on
>> funky new features causing headaches for existing distros (and no, I
>> am not talking about "several years old releases" as as Debian can be
>> at its worst: Lenny is not _that_ old yet). :-(
>The GNOME platform is converging quickly to our needs, staying with
>old releases of the platform components means we not being able to do
>more with less resources.
>But I do realize it's very important for us to stick to an old and
>stable platform, it's a hard decision to make.
Thanks for your comments. I can imagine how it's a tough decision to
Just whining a bit about it here from the standpoint of backporting.
Generally I am quite happy about the choices you make, and this one I
also see no problm with for normal use - only when trying to backport it
...or it *was* tough. I haven't heard complaints yet from Sascha or
others, so off course naïvely assume that my backporting efforts are now
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