[Debichem-devel] R 3.0.0 and required rebuilds of all reverse Depends: of R

Charles Plessy charles-listes+science-maintaiers at plessy.org
Fri Apr 5 08:10:19 UTC 2013

Le Fri, Apr 05, 2013 at 08:53:52AM +0100, Julian Gilbey a écrit :
> On Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 11:45:15AM -0500, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> I am a little unclear what is required; is a binary rebuild
> sufficient, or is some change in the source code necessary?  If the
> former, would it not be better just to ask the buildd administrators
> for a binary rebuild as opposed to having a new source version just
> for this?

Hi Julian,

for architecture-dependant packages, a binary rebuild is sufficient.  For
arch-independant packages, this facility is not available.  In addition, with
the Freeze, many of us had refrained from updating their packages, so this need
for rebuilds is a good opportunity for update now that the relase is getting


Charles Plessy
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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