fsateler at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 16:17:09 UTC 2009
On Fri, 2009-11-06 at 09:33 +0100, Jaromír Mikeš wrote:
> > Od: Christophe Mutricy <xtophe at chewa.net>
> FS > NMU dropping the versioning is enough for them. All other packages
> FS > should require binNMUs, and the new version is supposed to be
> FS > API-compatible with the old one.
> JM > Can I help with it somehow?
> JM > btw lv2fil and zynjacku package I would like get uploaded will take advantage
> JM > from new liblo version.
> CM > The ball is really in the release manager half for the moment.
> CM > What you can do is check that the new version is indeed API-compatible
> CM > with the old one by installing liblo-dev from experimental and checking
> CM > that lv2fil and zynjacku build and work correctly with it
> CM > If the new liblo improvements are really important for lv2fil and
> CM > zynjacku, you could consider preparing a package for experimental.
> CM > When the release manager agree with liblo7 moving to sid, all the
> CM > packages depending on liblo0 will be rebuilt to use liblo7. that's a
> CM > semi-automatic process known as binNMU.
> Aha, now I understand the process thank you for explanation.
> Actually for lv2fil I need first prepare package pyliblo which depend on liblo.
> Latest version of pyliblo depend on liblo from experimental ...
> Is there way to force pbuilder use packages from sid and liblo from experimental?
I've never tried, but there is a --distribution argument to pbuilder. I
think you need to create a new chroot with experimental on it.
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