Breaking stuff after feature freeze

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Mon Mar 12 14:46:08 UTC 2012

On Saturday, March 10, 2012 01:06:53 AM Scott Kitterman wrote:
> Kubuntu live FS failed so far today on i386, amd64, and powerpc.
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>  libfarstream-0.1-0 : Conflicts: libgstfarsight0.10-0 but 0.0.31-1ubuntu3 is
> to be installed
> E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
> This is apparently due to a package rename that was started because it would
> be harmless.  Although I understand one person on the release team was
> informally consulted, there was no FFe for this and no coordination.
> libgstfarsight0.10-0 is pulled in by python-farsight, which is used by
> python- papyon.  So it looks like someone would need to switch
> python-papayon to use python-farstream instead.
> I would appreciate it if the people that broke it, would fix it.

This is fixed.  The good news is the late library change exposed some packaging 
bugs in the KDE telepathy stack.  That doesn't change it'd be nice to have 
these sorts of things better coordinated up front.

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