Bug#616736: opencascade: please update to 6.5.0
Adam C Powell IV
hazelsct at debian.org
Mon Mar 28 13:59:43 UTC 2011
On Thu, 2011-03-24 at 11:20 -0400, Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-03-22 at 13:09 -0400, Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> > On Tue, 2011-03-22 at 16:51 +0100, Sylvestre Ledru wrote:
> > > Le mardi 22 mars 2011 à 11:43 -0400, Adam C Powell IV a écrit :
> > > > On Tue, 2011-03-22 at 16:34 +0100, Sylvestre Ledru wrote:
> > > > > Le mardi 22 mars 2011 à 11:22 -0400, Adam C Powell IV a écrit :
> > > > > > On Mon, 2011-03-21 at 12:09 +0100, Denis Barbier wrote:
> > > > > > > Please upload to experimental. AFAICT one has to ask debian-release
> > > > > > > before uploading a new library, can someone confirm?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I haven't heard this, and don't remember seeing anything in d-d-a on
> > > > > > this. The NEW queue has, in the past day, entries for libav and
> > > > > > libboost with new library versions in unstable, and libunique3 and hdf5
> > > > > > with new library versions in experimental (hdf5 changed by Sylvestre).
> > > > > Well, about hdf5, I contacted the release team but haven't heard back.
> > > > > Anyway, experimental is for such things...
> > > >
> > > > Really? When was the announcement? In the past, I've always uploaded
> > > > new libraries into unstable, and they entered when they've passed
> > > > through the NEW queue...
> > > To me, when the binary compatibility of a library changes, you are supposed to apply the
> > > following procedure:
> > >
> > > http://www.netfort.gr.jp/~dancer/column/libpkg-guide/libpkg-guide.html#binarycompat
> > Thanks, I hadn't seen that document. I don't see anything there on
> > unstable vs. experimental though.
> > [Also my last post only mentioned freecad, netgen and elmerfem; I didn't
> > note that gmsh and salome are also reverse-depends of opencascade.]
> > > > I don't see a post from you in the debian-release archives from this
> > > > year (2011). When did you contact them?
> > > http://lists.debian.org/debian-release/2011/02/msg00503.html
> > Oh, my mistake. (I only looked at the first page of each month.) I
> > notice that there weren't any followups.
> > I have to say I am glad you are working with hdf5 -- that team was the
> > slowest I have ever seen to process new patches etc.!
> > > I uploaded to experimental to make sure it build correctly (which is not
> > > the case here). After this is fixed, I will have to upload to unstable
> > > and report bugs to the reverse dependencies of hdf5 asking them to
> > > update the dependencies...
> > I see, so you're using experimental to test building. As you said I
> > don't think that's an issue here, so I think I can upload it to
> > unstable, haven't heard anything to convince me otherwise...
> > The updated packages are at http://lyre.mit.edu/~powell/opencascade/
> I uploaded these, which are targeted for unstable. For the
> * elmerfem: I'll handle this.
Builds just fine, will need a binNMU
> * freecad: Denis submitted bug 617545 with a patch, I just emailed
> a note indicating OCC 6.5.0 is in NEW.
> * gmsh: not tested, I'll try building and will submit a bug and
> patch if needed.
Builds just fine, will need a binNMU
> * netgen: I'll handle this
Just filed bug 619931, will investigate a fix when I get some time.
> * salome: this issue will join the long queue of stuff to do on
> this package... :-(
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