[Pkg-gpe-maintainers] Bug#517592: Please port gpe-calendar to libsoup2.4

Neil Williams codehelp at debian.org
Sat Feb 28 19:51:42 UTC 2009

On Sat, 28 Feb 2009 20:25:55 +0100
Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <pochu at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> Package: gpe-calendar
> Severity: important
> User: pkg-gnome-maintainers at lists.alioth.debian.org
> Usertags: oldlibs libsoup2.2
> Hi,
> Your package depends on libsoup2.2, which is deprecated in favour of libsoup2.4,
> and is unmaintained upstream.

GPE upstream is still using libsoup2.2 in the current SVN and it is the
same with the new upstream release made during the Lenny cycle.

> You should consider switching to libsoup2.4. It's very possible that your
> package will need code changes as the API changed considerably, but you can find
> instructions on what changed and how to port your code to the new API at [1].
> We would like to remove libsoup2.2 from the archive for the Squeeze cycle, and
> there are only 5 packages affected.
> Thanks,
> Emilio
> [1] http://library.gnome.org/devel/libsoup/stable/libsoup-porting-2.2-2.4.html

I've forwarded the bug upstream and I'll look into the issue but not
any time soon.


Neil Williams

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