[Pkg-opennebula-devel] Bug#762040: tagged as pending

Dmitry Smirnov onlyjob at debian.org
Tue Jul 21 13:55:49 UTC 2015

On Tuesday 21 July 2015 15:13:25 Olivier Berger wrote:
> Ok course, it's very valuable to get a newer release in Debian, but
> maybe progressing with small steps can be interesting too, at least to
> clean the stuff reported by https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/opennebula
> about libxmlrpc-C++4 ;-)

I'm not OK to upload packages in such shape. I was entertaining idea to 
request its removal from "unstable" but since nobody seems to be using it I 
was just working on fixing all outstanding problems...

> >> Otherwise, maybe it would be wise to still have an installable yet old
> >> version of One in Debian, and later maybe an update ?
> > 
> > I'm not sure about that. I've decided to move on to new upstream version
> > because I was not comfortable with uploading current (i.e. old upstream)
> > version. Fixing it and then fixing new version means almost twice much
> > work and I only have limited time...
> I think that having it buggy but a little less buggy doesn't harm much.
I reckon it is a matter of standards. I do not want to take responsibility 
for upload of package with known non-free files while I'm not sure if it is 
even works.

> > Are you using opennebula?
> Yes. Not with a real cloud at the moment, but still, as a way to plan
> for future extensions of our platforms if need be.
> I'll report on my efforts to fix the dependency issue on the BTS (you
> may also respond to the BTS an not only to me ?).

I intentionally responded to you privately as I did not want to discuss my 
early/potential plans to adopt opennebula package in public yet...

 Dmitry Smirnov


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