Friday, 25 July 2014

Re: Libav transition in utopic

On Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 6:00 AM, Colin Watson <> wrote:
> [Fixed the subject.]
> On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 08:31:26AM -0400, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>> I wonder what's the current status on the Libav10 transition:
>> It appears to be stuck for some reason. Can we please push it through
>> and manage the fallout afterwards?
> As others have said, it's stuck on librevenge, and I also need to tweak
> the ubuntu-touch/ubuntu-desktop-next metapackages once
> finishes landing properly.
> I'm absolutely not going to "push it through". I've already removed the
> things that aren't reasonably fixable; at this point there's a very
> small number of things left to fix, and I'm going to do it properly.
> But we're close.
> The reason that the transition tracker isn't very helpful here is that
> the libav transition has taken so long (and, I have to say, not been
> very well managed to start with) that it's got intertwined with several
> other pending transitions; it's by far the most complex transition this
> cycle in those terms.
> provides a somewhat clearer picture if you're used to reading it; search
> for the first "Trying easy from autohinter" block that mentions libav,
> and you see:
> * i386: calligra, krita, kritagemini, kritasketch, kubuntu-full, ubuntu-desktop-next, ubuntu-touch
> * amd64: krita, kritagemini, kritasketch, kubuntu-full, ubuntu-desktop-next, ubuntu-touch
> * armhf: krita, kubuntu-full, ubuntu-desktop-next, ubuntu-touch
> * powerpc: krita, kubuntu-full
> * ppc64el: krita
> Those indicate the packages broken by the set of packages that
> proposed-migration is trying to migrate at that point. krita et al are
> blocked on librevenge but should clear soon; and I'm taking care of
> ubuntu-desktop-next and ubuntu-touch.

Thank you very much for taking care of this!


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