Any chance to get libgstreamermm-0.10 in squeeze?
slomo at circular-chaos.org
Tue Jun 22 04:33:06 UTC 2010
On Mon, 2010-06-21 at 14:10 -0400, Andres Mejia wrote:
> 2010/6/21 Sebastian Dröge <slomo at circular-chaos.org>:
> > 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 gmx.net> wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> >
> >> > the new upstream version (0.36.2) of subtitleeditor 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 avoid to have a dramatically outdated version of subtitleeditor in squeeze.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
...and going through NEW every upload and requiring binNMUs or even
sourceful uploads? :)
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