Fwd: Bug#401660: [Pkg-kde-extras] Bug#401660: Library upgrade for
aba at not.so.argh.org
Tue Dec 12 18:06:05 CET 2006
* Mark Purcell (msp at debian.org) [061211 23:28]:
> Could I obtain some direction from the release team?
> Will you allow the exiv2 library transition to go forward or would you like me
> to revert the version of digikam in unstable/ etch?
> Or is there some other option available?
Sorry for not speaking earlier, but we are currently quite busy with
lots of requests coming to us.
> I see two options.
> 1. Take the library transition of exiv2 forward, or
> 2. Revert the version of digikam in etch to 0.8 via an epoc upload to
> unstable which doesn't have this issue as it doesn't use exiv2.
> I'm pretty happy with either option, but understand you maybe looking at a
> greater picture.
I tried to get some more input. My basic assumption even a week ago was
"please no library changes anymore unless absolutly necessary", but I
tried to get a second opinion on that:
13:15 <aba> ana: do you have any opinion on the exiv2-upgrade?
14:33 <ana> aba: i am aware of the problem with digikam (and another
pkg-kde-extras packages), but i do not think it is the best time to upgrade the
So, I think it is better to revert digikam now. (Yes, this is one of the
times where I'm actually a bit too nice to really say hard "No way to
upgrade the library" - I would rather prefer to have all the updates in,
but I know that it would have an bad effect on Etch, so I still refuse
Sorry for the late response.
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