[Pkg-chromium-maint] Bug#748867: patch: Let's fix this by adding APIKEY
osamu at debian.org
Sat Oct 18 13:26:34 UTC 2014
On Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 01:13:39PM +0200, Giuseppe Iuculano wrote:
> Il 18/10/2014 11:12, Osamu Aoki ha scritto:
> > I understand Mike's (long term) plan to separate APIKEY to different
> > package. But, at least for now, can we have functioning package in
> > testing without reading and manually tweaking the system? Any reason
> > not to update this? Then with next package, Mike can do whatever as
> > long as it is coordinated with ftp-master for the new package.
> Oh well, so if you understand Mike's (long term) plan,
This refers to https://bugs.debian.org/748867#122 by Mike:
| This has been the plan all along, I just haven't gotten to it yet
| since the plan is a separate apikeys package and that's going to
| involve a trip through NEW.
NEW process takes *long time* and it is not good idea at this time for
most DDs as I understand. But it mat\y be different for Mike.
> can you please make me understand why people should change APIKEY?
Did I say this? I thought this patch was just following workaround
mentioned in this bug report thread and used old APIKEYs shipped with
> And so we have chromium broken for a month only for the very small
> number of people that will change APIKEY?
I have 2 systems. One somehow survived through this package transition.
The other causing problem. I upgraded at different timing. The system
which required this API key was the one which I removed
~/.config/chromium removed after facing the breakage.
I have not investigated much.
If I was the unfortunate few, then I am OK with the package as they are
as long as it works for people upgrading from wheezy.
(If API key removal was caused by the licensing issue, then it should be
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