[Pkg-scicomp-devel] SuiteSparse 3.2.0->3.3.0 transition

Rene Engelhard rene at debian.org
Wed May 27 11:58:45 UTC 2009


Adeodato Simó wrote:
> + Rafael Laboissiere (Sun, 10 May 2009 14:57:15 +0200):
> > The upstream authors of SuiteSparse have released version 3.3.0.  If we
> > package this version for Debian, we will have to go through another
> > library transition since the package will be named libsuitesparse-3.3.0.
> > I gave a try at this new version and proposed [1] to split the libraries
> > shipped in this package into individual packages, as has been done for
> > COLAMD in the past (package name libcolamd-3.2.0).  
> I'm sorry it took so long to get back to you. What you propose sounds
> sane to me if you're willing to do the effort. With libcolamd split out
> already, hence openoffice.org not being part of a suitesparse transition
> more than when strictly necessary, it is less of a pressing issue (since
> the rest of suitesparse's reverse dependencies have a less complex
> dependency graph), but you're very welcome to do so.

Well, for this time this will not help since libcolamd-3.2.0 AFAIS will
become libcolamd2.7 and thus OOo will be inmidst this.

But for the future you are right :)


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