Question on automatic migration of Debian packages into Ubuntu

David MENTRE dmentre at
Wed Jun 3 09:17:01 UTC 2009

Hello Onkar,

Many thanks for you detailed explanations. It is much clearer now.

On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 10:05, Onkar Shinde <onkarshinde at> wrote:
> If you wish that graphviz should be built against latest ocaml in
> karmic, please file a bug on launchpad and someone from MOTU team will
> handle it.

Should the bug report filed against the source package (in my example

Is there any specific format and/or bug title to follow?

> Please note that this may happen eventually if we do a
> merge/sync from Debian in near future.

Are those syncs done continuously or only at certain times? In the
later case, how can I know about them?

> You may want to just wait till
> DIF (Debian Import Freeze) date for karmic - June 25th.

I would much prefer to solve those issues before Debian Import Freeze.
A transition to OCaml 3.11.1 is already planned in Debian (Karmic is
currently at 3.11.0).


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