[Debian-olpc-devel] Bug#782414: Bug#782414: sugar-presence-service broken due to deprecated telepathy-gabble Tubes API
Martin Abente Lahaye
tch at sugarlabs.org
Mon Apr 13 12:35:00 UTC 2015
On Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 5:34 AM, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> wrote:
> Hi Martin,
> Martin Abente wrote:
> > These packages can be considered broken on any Debian system using
> > telepathy-gabble 0.17.25 or higher. Sugar collaboration depends on
> > Gabble Tubes API  which was deprecated and removed in version
> > 0.17.25. http://telepathy.freedesktop.org/spec/Channel_Type_Tubes.html
> > The only workaround for this issue is to use a previous version of
> > telepathy-gabble, earlier than 0.17.15.
> Thanks for reporting.
> As we already discussed on irc, I agree that apart from the long-term
> solution of Sugar rewritten to use newer Tubes API there's really no
> alternative to re-introducing the older API as a separate package.
> I have prepared a package, we have both tested that indeed it works, and
> I am now polishing for official release to Debian, tracked at
> http://bugs.debian.org/782448 .
> Sadly it is totally unreasonable to expect a new Debian package to get
> included in Jessie while in deep freeze, so I see no other option than
> to request the removal of *all* Sugar packages for the Jessie release:
> Sugar without collaboration is broken Sugar! :-(
This issue affects collaboration when connected to a Jabber server. There
are other scenarios where is still working ie., when connected local-link
I believe that providing Sugar and its activities will still be hugely
beneficial on the educational ground.
> I have hesitated, to try come up with smarter approaches, but Jessie
> release is fast approaching, so I will probably file the gigantic
> removal request later today...
> Just to be clear: I will request removal from Jessie branch of Debian
> only - packages will stay in unstable and experimental.
> - Jonas
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