[Piuparts-devel] remaining updates targeting for jessie (was: Bug#770732: piuparts and jessie, pre-upload unblock request questions)

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Sun Nov 30 22:14:32 UTC 2014

Hi Andreas,

thanks for all your patches! :-) despite getting grmbling below, I'm very 
happy to have received them and look forward to merge/chery-pick them 

On Sonntag, 30. November 2014, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> On 2014-11-29 12:02, Holger Levsen wrote:
> > anything else which should go into 0.61 now? I'll probably wait for the
> > upload til monday until you tell me earlier you have no pending
> > changes...
> Andreas Beckmann (13):
>       detect_piuparts_issues: look for a new tar error message
>       use mysql for otrs2 installation in squeeze
>       p: preserve domain setting in /etc/resolv.conf
>       add purge workaround for polgen-doc (lenny, non-free)
>       scripts-leftovers: enable database purging for more mysql servers
>       scripts: update special cases for experimental
>       Revert "custom-scripts: add debugging output for resolvconf. (See
> #660350)"
>       scripts: remove debugging output for resolvconf
>       distros.conf: add *updates, *backports, *proposed for jessie
>       p.conf.anbe: update various limits

why? please explain these changes...

I'm not sure this is suitable/very relevant for 0.61..

>       add changelog entry for scripts updates
>       add trailing colons to bug template subjects to encourage giving
> more details

I rather prefer colons in the beginning, "$pkg: fails to install" reads much 
better than "fails to install: $pkg"


I'm also not sure this is suitable/relevant for 0.61.

>       add fails_to_upgrade_from_jessie* bug templates

not yet merged, because I've just said on #debian-release

[23:06] <      h01ger> | so andreas beckmann did some 13 useful commits to 
piuparts (12 going into the scripts running on piu.d.o) and then he 
          made another one, adding a colon to 16 bug-templates
[23:07] <      h01ger> | i'm not happy as i think its unneeded and annoying to 
[23:07] <      h01ger> | but will still take it as its the least pain and 
because the commit is probably useful and easy to filterdiff...
[23:08] <      h01ger> | you have some minutes to scream ;)

> Thereafter we have one more patch for jessie that should be the last one
> to be cherry-picked before you s/UNRELEASED/unstable/:
> pick-for-jessie
> Andreas Beckmann (1):
>       distros.conf: switch 'testing' to 'stretch', deactivate it for stable

the patch is:

+++ b/conf/distros.conf
@@ -114,8 +114,8 @@ depends = stretch
 # alias
-distribution = jessie
+#distribution = stretch

> and one to revert this immediately after the 0.61 release:
> pick-for-0.62
> Andreas Beckmann (1):
>       distros.conf: switch testing back to jessie for starting with 0.62

I'm not convinced this is the proper route to address the underlying issue. 
Not sure how to...
> I hope that's it for 0.61 and jessie.
> (If we need to change anything w.r.t eatmydata, we could branch this off
> from 0.61 in case develop already contains non-freeze-qualifying commits.

basically they are all fine...

Maybe I'm just lazy and should just cherry-pick those 13 "good" commits and 
simply refuse this one apple which ain't ripe yet ;-)

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