[Pkg-ace-devel] 6.0.1

Thomas Girard thomas.g.girard at free.fr
Fri Feb 18 06:32:03 UTC 2011


Le 18/02/2011 00:20, Pau Garcia i Quiles a écrit :
> I'd prefer if we kept those transitioning packages for some more time
> Rationale:
> - Ubuntu is based on Debian and is one of the most popular Linux distributions
> - Ubuntu releases a Long Term Support version every 3 years (roughly)
> - Corporate users, especially on servers, usually upgrade only from
> LTS to LTS. The next Ubuntu LTS will probably be released in April
> 2012.
> - The latest Ubuntu LTS (10.04, AKA "Lucid Lynx") contains ACE 5.6.3-6
> - Some of the transitioning packages contain stuff for gperf-ace,
> libace-dev, etc << 5.7.7, which means it affects the latest Ubuntu LTS
> We are not Ubuntu and do not have an obligation, but IMHO keeping the
> transitioning stuff does not impact negatively in our packaging
> efforts and it will make life easier for Ubuntu in the next upgrade 

Did not think about that; you are right. Let's revert that part.

>> What about adding libACE_INet package? Since we will have to go to NEW,
>> it's better to add all new packages at once if we feel like we need
>> them.
> I'll try to look into that this weekend. 

Some other things that might be worth:
 - switching to new 3.0 format + quilt
 - switching to git?
 - any other idea


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