[maemo-developers] Getting package with lower version into extras-testing

From: Niels Breet niels at maemo.org
Date: Wed Oct 14 11:53:19 EEST 2009
On Tue, October 13, 2009 23:19, Cornelius Hald wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-10-13 at 22:38 +0200, Jeremiah Foster wrote:
>> I strongly second Graham's point of view on this. Changing anything in
>> the build system has a ripple effect on all packages and we can't afford
>> a complete set of repository rebuilds at this point in time. Hopefully
>> conforming to the current requirements of the build system, i.e.
>> packages with a newer version get built, older packages do not, is not
>> too burdensome.
> Ok I did this now. I have conboy-0.5.x now and conboy-unstable-0.6.x.
> Unfortunately I still cannot get the updated 0.5.x package into
> extras-testing as the promotion still does not work with the higher epoch.
> I filed a bug here [1].
Thanks, this will take a while for me to fix as this needs to be changed
throughout the whole platform.

> 2) Someone deletes all conboy packages with version >= 0.5.6 (including
> all of 0.6.x) from extras-devel. If this would be possible I could remove
> all the crap I since tried (like increasing the epoch etc.) and just
> upload fresh working packages. This would only affect extras-devel. All
> other repositories need no change.
I can remove these packages through the packages interface, so that after
the cleanup you can proceed with promotion.

Do you want me to do that?

> Thanks!
> Conny
- Niels

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