Bug#594046: Processed: Re: Bug#594046: Acknowledgement (libpetsc3.1: C++ version should live in -cxx-{debug, opt}, not -c-{debug, opt})

Adam C Powell IV hazelsct at debian.org
Tue Aug 24 15:55:45 UTC 2010

Hello Juha,

On Mon, 2010-08-23 at 16:47 +0100, Juha Jäykkä wrote:
> > 'critical' is reserved for security issues and other extremely severe
> > bugs which can compromise a system or cause data loss beyond the package
> > in question.
> Sorry, I thought breaking petsc4py qualifies for 
> (http://www.debian.org/Bugs/Developer#severities)
> critical
>     makes unrelated software on the system (or the whole system) break

I didn't know petsc4py was broken...  Are you sure that this is the
problem?  I've been building petsc for quite a while with these options,
and the petsc4py maintainer has not complained.  I'm copying him on this

> But it does not matter. I do not quite understand what goes on with petsc4py, 
> though. My bug escalation may have been in error: I do not have the time to 
> properly test it now, but it seems it might work with just a warning and 
> output extra cruft.
> Nevertheless, the original wishlist-level bug still exists.

Thanks, the fix is simple, and I think 'important' is an appropriate
severity, so I'll see if I can get to it this week.

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