[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#763387: Bug#763387: xmlrpc-c transition breakage

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue Sep 30 05:41:33 UTC 2014

On lun., 2014-09-29 at 22:02 +0200, Julien Cristau wrote:
> Source: xmlrpc-c, xfce4-screenshooter
> Source-Version: xmlrpc-c/1.33.14-0.1
> Source-Version: xfce4-screenshooter/1.8.1-2
> Severity: serious
> X-Debbugs-Cc: tjaalton at ubuntu.com, aurel32 at debian.org
> Hi,
> it looks like the latest xmlrpc-c upload to unstable dropped a number of
> binary packages (libxmlrpc-c++4, libxmlrpc-c++4-dev, libxmlrpc-c3-dev).
> xfce4-screenshooter build-depends on libxmlrpc-c3-dev.
> So, first: library transitions should be coordinated with reverse deps.
> Especially when we're getting close to a freeze and there's not much
> time left to fix things up.
> Second is how to fix this.  One is to revert the xmlrpc-c change.
> Another is to make xfce4-screenshooter buildable with current xmlrpc-c.
> I'd appreciate having this all fixed within a week.  Please figure
> something out :)

xfce4-screenshooter seems to build (and run) fine against
libxmlrpc-core-c3-dev so I'm inclined to do an upload with updated
build-dep, but I'd be interested by a word from the xmlrpc-c maintainer
to be sure that's the good way.

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