Any chance to get libgstreamermm-0.10 in squeeze?

Andres Mejia mcitadel at
Mon Jun 21 18:10:13 UTC 2010

2010/6/21 Sebastian Dröge <slomo at>:
> On Sun, 2010-06-20 at 21:22 -0700, Deng Xiyue wrote:
>> (CCing pkg-gstreamer-maintainers)
>> On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 2:06 PM, Philip Rinn <rinni at> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > the new upstream version (0.36.2) of subtitleeditor[1] needs libgstreamermm-0.10.
>> > Is there any chance to get this library into squeeze? This would really help to
>> > avoid to have a dramatically outdated version of subtitleeditor in squeeze.
>> >
>> IIRC, gstreamermm has been kept in experimental because it only has
>> development releases instead of production ones.  I guess it won't
>> hurt to let it get in unstable(sid), but the opinion from
>> pkg-gstreamer folks are highly appreciated (CCed).
> In the past new upstream releases broke the ABI without bumping the
> soname, which is the normal behaviour of development releases. I'm
> asking upstream from time to time when the stable release is to be
> expected but it's not the time yet.
> Don't put this into unstable yet, most probably this has to wait until
> after squeeze unless upstream hurries a bit or starts proper library
> versioning for the development releases.

Why not consider using a release soname version scheme while a stable
release is being worked on. Something like

Andres Mejia

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