[Fingerforce-devel] Resume of DebConf team meeting and long term plans

Aurelien Jarno aurel32 at debian.org
Sun Aug 24 21:16:21 UTC 2008

On Sat, Aug 23, 2008 at 10:46:22AM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> They are fully co-installable with the old version of the library. IMHO,
> they should be ready, I am just pondering about two solutions:
> - Upload them like that in experimental, along with the libusb-compat
>   package to support packages using the old API.
> - Change the source package name to libusb-1.0, and upload packages to
>   unstable. Keep both versions of libusb in parallel until all packages
>   move to the new API.
> I will try to take the decision during the week-end, and do the upload
> on sunday night or monday morning. Opinions are welcome.

I have finally decided to not package libusb-compat, and keep both
versions of libusb in parallel. This way, there are less chance to break
already working application.

I'll rename the source libusb-1.0 package after removal of libusb 0.1.
BTW, the switch of all packages to libusb-1.0 could be a release goal of

I have uploaded the packages to unstable, they are currently blocked in
NEW. Meanwhile, you can fetch them from http://temp.aurel32.net/libusb/


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