[xml/sgml-pkgs] Re: ITH: libicu28 (overriding parts of icu)

Eduard Bloch edi@gmx.de
Tue, 25 May 2004 09:31:39 +0200

#include <hallo.h>
* Jay Berkenbilt [Mon, May 24 2004, 10:51:25PM]:
> >   The Debian XML/SGML group has libxercesicu25 that depends on ICU
> >   so please coordinate with them before you do any upload. I'd
> >   suggest that the Mono group and the Debian XML/SGML group should
> >   be co-maintainers on the package (feel free to remove me or leave
> >   me as you see fit).
> I believe there is already a newer version of ICU in experimental, but
> it is not the latest upstream version.  There's probably something in

Exactly. And it still has an RC bug.

> the archives of the debian-xml-sgml-pkgs list about this since I
> raised the question when packaging xerces24 and xerces25.
> I'm effectively maintaining the xerces packages right now as a member
> of the Debian XML/SGML group.  If you'd like me to try building and
> testing the xerces packages with a version of the icu packages that
> you're preparing to upload, I'd be happy to do that if you let me know
> where I can get them from.

Fine! I rebuilt xerces25 localy and it did build and link as expected,
however I did no serios testing with it. You can find my packages on=20

deb http://people.debian.org/~blade/experimental/ ./

Please test them troughout and report results. However, since my package
are not going remove the old libicu* packages, I will upload it anyways.

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