[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#766884: libxml2 broken in sid for months already

Raphael Hertzog hertzog at debian.org
Tue Aug 25 21:52:12 UTC 2015


On Thu, 20 Aug 2015, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> I completely agree that libxml2 should be reverted to 2.9.1 (I have
> never used 2.9.2 due to this bug).

I just did this.

> And IMHO, the new package should probably break libxml-libxml-perl
> 2.0116+dfsg-4 due to an annoying and useless test of the versions
> in the Perl module (bug 783610). So, libxml-libxml-perl should be
> rebuilt against libxml2 2.9.1, which would make bug 783610 no longer
> appear in most cases.

But not this. We should just ask for bin-NMU of libxml-libxml-perl once
the new libxml2 is built. Can you take care of this?


(You can do it immediately if you combine it with appropriate dep-wait)

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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