Thursday, 11 February 2016

Re: Archive Reorg Episode VII: Follow Build-Depends

Hi Robie,

On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 03:24:28PM +0000, Robie Basak wrote:
> I have no reason to object to this proposal, as it only makes life a
> little easier for me. I've leave it to others to debate any downsides
> from an archive management perspective.

> I just sponsored an ntp merge but missed that pps-tools is in universe
> (now build depended in a delta to fix bug 1512980). So it is stuck in
> dep-wait in xenial-proposed now. At a cursory glance it needs the
> build-depends for headers only. I could file an MIR, but shall I leave
> it pending the outcome of this proposal?

> I thought I'd mention it as it is stuck in proposed with no binaries at
> the moment, and feature freeze is approaching.

I would estimate that the changes won't be in place to make the MIR
unnecessary until the end of the month at earliest. So if you are concerned
about getting the new ntp package built and tested before then, you probably
want to take that into consideration.

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