[pkg-boost-devel] [VAC] now - undefined (was Re: ICU transition status)

Luk Claes luk at debian.org
Sun Dec 16 18:04:44 UTC 2007

Jay Berkenbilt wrote:
> Domenico Andreoli <cavok at dandreoli.com> wrote:
>> Unfortunately I am having connectivity problems, I am changing DSL
>> provider and (almost) anybody in Italy knows how much painful is such
>> a change.
>> Please take care of boost wrt ICU and any other important issue it
>> might have.
>> Best regards,
>> Domenico
> If I have time before my vacation and no one from the debian boost
> team responds, I can NMU this.  I would just take 1.34.1-3 (currently
> in experimental) and update the changelog and control as needed.  I've
> done this locally and am building in pbuilder.
> I seem to recall an earlier discussion that the only reason 1.34.1-3
> was uploaded to experimental instead of unstable was to avoid
> lengthening the boost 1.33 to 1.34 transition, so that's why I'd base
> the NMU off of 1.34.1-3 rather than 1.34.1-2.

Well, you may recall correctly, though things have changed in the
meantime... There is not supposed to be an upload of boost that isn't
backwards compatible!

> I'm getting ready to go offline for three weeks myself, so it's not
> the best time to do an NMU, but this one is sufficiently trivial that
> it should be pretty safe.

It's not as trivial as you seem to think, so please refrain from
uploading it.



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