[Pkg-octave-devel] octave2.9 in sid

Colin Ingram synergizedmusic at gmail.com
Sun Nov 27 10:51:55 UTC 2005

On 11/26/05, Rafael Laboissiere <rafael at debian.org> wrote:
> * Colin Ingram <synergizedmusic at gmail.com> [2005-11-23 22:23]:
> > I think this will be a big a project that is likely to break the
> > repository how do you all feel about branching /package/octave-forge
> > for this transition?
> This is definitely a good idea.  I would like to keep the main trunk of
> octave-forge in a near-releasable state because there will be many things
> happening in the coming weeks related to the C++ ABI transition which
> will imply new releases of octave-forge.

okay I created a  branch called 2.9transition were we can branch any of the
packages for releated to this transition.  I also created the octave-forge
branch.  I volunteer myself to be in charge of sync/merges with the trunk,
anyone can work in the branch of course.

> Notice that the octave virtual package only exists to easy the
> transitions.  Currently, only the octave2.1 source package generates a
> virtual octave package.  In this case, I think that octave-forge-common
> (or whichever name we choose) should depend on octave2.1 | octave2.9.

thats cool.  I personally HATE virtual packages anyway, so I wouldn't won't
to require user to actually instal one.

> Rafael
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