Proposal: revert recent debianutils changes for Jammy

Dimitri John Ledkov dimitri.ledkov at canonical.com
Mon Jan 24 14:27:30 UTC 2022


Longer term it would be easier if we do a merge from debian now to
preserve just the `export NO_PKG_MANGLE=1` delta (if that is still
required), otherwise a forcesync.

-- 
Regards,

Dimitri.

On Mon, Jan 24, 2022 at 1:40 PM Robie Basak <robie.basak at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Dec 01, 2021 at 04:05:38PM +0000, Robie Basak wrote:
> > This has now landed in the release pocket. Thanks to all involved for
> > your help.
>
> You may have noticed that Debian CTTE have overruled some of these
> changes in the debianutils package in Debian and reverted them in Debian
> itself.
>
> tempfile in Ubuntu is on 5.5-1ubuntu1. Debian is now on 5.7-0.1
> (through a couple of yet-to-be-acknowledged NMUs).
>
> The changes in Debian so far are below. The reversion of which
> deprecation and restoration of tempfile are amongst the changes, but
> looking at the source they're done differently to how I did it (I used
> quilt patches).
>
> I wondered if I should bring Ubuntu back into sync. But I'm tempted to
> leave things as-is until after Jammy is released. We're not far from
> feature freeze now, and with Jammy being an LTS it might be an idea to
> leave things settled. In effect this would be applying a freeze to
> debianutils in Jammy early but maybe this is appropriate for us.
>
> Opinions? Is there anything in these two uploads, or upcoming uploads,
> that we really need for Jammy?
>
> ---8<---
> debianutils (5.7-0.1) unstable; urgency=medium
>
>   * Non-maintainer upload.
>   * Remove old and now conflicting manpage.  closes: #1004167
>
>  -- Bastian Blank <waldi at debian.org>  Sun, 23 Jan 2022 19:05:32 +0100
>
> debianutils (5.6-0.1) unstable; urgency=medium
>
>   [ Bastian Blank ]
>   * Non-maintainer upload.
>   * Implement CTTE ruling #994275.
>   * Revert deprecation of which (no. 2).
>     closes: #993582, #993700
>   * Restore tempfile (no. 4).
>   * Revert move to /usr (no. 5).
>     closes: #992481, #992615, #992639, #992649
>   * Remove not longer applicable NEWS entry.
>   * Force creation of translated man-pages to fix all build.
>
>   [ Johannes Schauer Marin Rodrigues ]
>   * also distribute *.po files and *.add files in dist tarball
>     (closes: #1000866)
>
>  -- Bastian Blank <waldi at debian.org>  Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:12:40 +0100
> ---8<---
>
> Robie
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