[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#668806: Bug#668806: Bug#668806: Bug#668806: Bits from the Release Team: Freeze approaching!

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Sat Jun 30 21:04:54 UTC 2012

On jeu., 2012-06-14 at 21:01 +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On sam., 2012-05-26 at 16:41 +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > On lun., 2012-05-14 at 23:13 +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > > On lun., 2012-05-14 at 20:45 +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> > So, this is another friendly ping about the main issue. Can I upload a
> > new 4.6 xfce4-panel which adds the Conflicts against xfce4-panel 4.8 in
> > shlibs. Then RT would need to schedule the binNMUs for all the relevant
> > dependencies so, when Wheezy/Wheezy+1 upgrade time comes, a plugin not
> > working with with 4.10+ panel has a chance to be upgraded *before* the
> > new panel is used?
> Hi RT,
> I know you're all quite busy, but that won't get better as freeze comes
> closer. Right now, we won't have an upgrade path for xfce4-panel and
> plugins between Wheezy and Wheezy+1: for partial upgrades there's a
> window where panel might already be updated to 4.10+ while plugins are
> still at 4.8, and it'll break at runtime unless we force (4.8) plugins
> to be upgraded at the same time as the (4.8) panel.
> If it's a bit painful to schedule the binNMUs I can do the xfce4-panel
> upload and then do a sourceful upload of each and every panel plugin but
> that looks too much like an uncoordinated transition and that doesn't
> look desirable. 
> Maybe the change is small enough that it could be done post-freeze along
> with all the binNMUs, but then I wouldn't be against some kind of
> confirmation of that.

So, now that we are frozen, what's the status on this?
> So, TL;DR: what can I do to help, and could I have a small bit of update
> so I have an idea what to do for the upgrade path?

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