unblock boinc/7.0.34+dfsg-2

Jonathan Nieder jrnieder at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 07:05:55 UTC 2013

(resending to BTS with Steffen's permission)
Steffen Möller wrote

> 7.0.27 does the job.
[... lots of interesting details snipped ...]
> Since the package does something good to the world at large, I do
> not want any such removal again,
> On http://boinc.berkeley.edu/download.php you see the latest version
> that upstream suggests to be installed. My pledge would be to go for
> that version for the next release. That is 7.0.28 ( = Wheezy +
> 0.0.1) at the moment.

The diffstat from 7.0.27 to 7.0.28 is

  69 files changed, 442 insertions(+), 238 deletions(-)

Excluding boinc-manager, it is

  59 files changed, 217 insertions(+), 165 deletions(-)

which is approaching a more reviewable size.  Extracting the bugfixes
still seems simpler, but if all unimportant changes are unrisky it
might be possible to sell the release team on just using the updated
upstream version.  (Disclaimer: I haven't reviewed the diff for

Steffen also wrote:

> please ask the release team to allow the next upstream-declared
> "suggested" version in.

Presumably meaning 7.0.4x or 7.1.0.  I fear that will be too large of
a change.


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