Intending to upload Libav 9 to raring

Anca Emanuel anca.emanuel at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 10:50:13 UTC 2012


On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 11:56 AM, Dmitrijs Ledkovs <dmitrij.ledkov at ubuntu.com
> wrote:

> On 6 November 2012 18:57, Anca Emanuel <anca.emanuel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I think you will need to CC this on all upstream maintainers.
> >
>
> No, don't spam people. Transitions is a distribution problem, not
> Debian's not Upstreams.
>
When you work with "old" stable software, that is ok.
But if you work directly with upstream software you will need to inform
them.

> Please note, transitions in Ubuntu are simply done collaboratively, we
> don't do "package lists per maintainer" as it is done in Debian.
>
Sorry ? Did you hear about cloud ? git ? Testing every git commit ?

>
> Regards,
>
> Dmitrijs.
>
> ps. If there are patches written to fix bugs against new library
> abi/api do forward those upstream/debian _as appropriate_. But that is
> always the case regardless if it originated from a transition, or not.
>
> >
> > On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 8:08 PM, Reinhard Tartler <siretart at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 2:24 PM, Dmitrijs Ledkovs
> >> <dmitrij.ledkov at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> >> > Please upload into PPA, upload rdepends and wait for them to rebuild.
> >> > Find problems together with other interested people.
> >>
> >> Look, ma:
> >> https://launchpad.net/~motumedia/+archive/libav9-raring/+packages
> >>
> >> TODO list of affected packages is here:
> >> http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-archive/transitions/libav.html
> >>
> >> Help is more than welcome, espcially with filing bugs and creating
> >> patches. Anyone interested in helping out, please mail me so that I
> >> can add you to ~motumedia for upload access, until that happens,
> >> please upload to your own PPA and we can then copy your fixed packages
> >> over.
> >>
> >> --
> >> regards,
> >>     Reinhard
> >>
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