Default libjpeg-dev in oneiric

Micah Gersten micahg at
Fri Jul 29 15:47:13 UTC 2011

On 07/29/2011 02:39 AM, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 06:13:49PM -0500, Kate Stewart wrote:
>> On Thu, 2011-07-28 at 17:54 -0500, Micah Gersten wrote:
>>> CCing ubuntu-devel so people are aware of the issue
>>> Due to the accidental autosync, we pulled in a libjpeg8-dev that
>>> provides libjpeg-dev.  Should we revert that one change (not provide
>>> libjpeg-dev in libjpeg8) or should we try to do the transition?  There
>>> are a number of incomplete transitions ATM (libnotify, libssl, libav,
>>> boost1.4.6, and a few more with ~10 packages each).
>>> Attached are a list of rdepends affected.
>> ...ouch.
>> Given we'll be putting out the A3 release next week, and I don't believe
>> this update and transition is essential, my preference would be to
>> revert it for now,  and then after A3's out,  assess if if makes sense
>> to pull it in and manage the transition, or wait until P-series for this
>> one.   
>> Given all the stuff about to land for A3 and Feature Freeze almost upon
>> us, it seems a bit risky to add this in,  esp. with folks going on
>> vacation right now.
>> What do others think?
> I agree, best to back this out.  Micah, will you upload the necessary
> change?  (Sooner better than later, so we don't drift too much while
> libjpeg8-dev is the default?)
Actually, libjpeg8-dev isn't the default ATM. Anything with libjpeg-dev
as a build depend will FTBFS since 2 packages provide the same virtual
libjpeg-dev package.  I'll prepare an upload to fix, but I need it
sponsored still.

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