C/R/P for old Ubuntu package splits

Sebastian Dröge slomo at coaxion.net
Wed May 3 21:34:51 UTC 2017

On Wed, 2017-05-03 at 14:24 +0100, Iain Lane wrote:
> Hi,
> With the end of the Unity 8 & phone efforts in Ubuntu, I'm taking the
> chance to drop some of the delta in our gstreamer packages.
> In -ugly we had a split for the AMR codec, which was used on the phone.
> This isn't needed now, so I put it back into the main -ugly package and
> added some Conflicts/Replaces/Provides to move users back over.
> It should be safe to push this into Debian, and it makes our future
> updates easier since there's less (or no) delta between the two if we do
> this.
> For -ugly I just pushed this to the debian-experimental branch as
> c39e840ea97baa6fb8a42b2ff5cb87194febd860. I thought I'd mail so that you
> have the chance to revert if you don't want this in Debian. Then we'd
> have to keep manually merging, but that would be possible if it's what
> you want. Hopefully it's considered okay. :)
> We have a comparable situation in -bad too, but I didn't push that yet.

Sounds good to me. What's the plan with the big delta that IIRC existed
between gst-plugins-good and gst-plugins-bad, where you moved code from
-bad to -good (camerabin, etc)? That's going to stay for the time

I'd recommend that you work with upstream to get that one moved.
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