Your Debian package(s) will not migrate to testing

Elana Hashman ehashman at
Thu Sep 5 07:07:30 BST 2019

Thanks for the heads up, Julian.

Tom, can you do a new source-only upload? I'm sure there will be 
something to update (like the policy version, if not a new upstream 

gbp buildpackage -S -uc -us

should do the trick.

- e

On 2019-09-04 14:14, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> Dear Debian Clojure Maintainers,
> This is a courtesy message about your package(s) which is/are
> stuck in sid, and will not migrate to testing, in case you
> are unaware; they are listed below.
> The release managers announced on 7th July 2019 in their email
> to debian-devel-announce and debian-release
> (Message-ID: <20190707014700.GF15255 at>)
> that only source-only uploads would transition to testing.
> Here is the relevant part of what they wrote:
> ~~~~~
> No binary maintainer uploads for bullseye
> =========================================
> The release of buster also means the bullseye release cycle is about to 
> begin.
>> From now on, we will no longer allow binaries uploaded by maintainers 
>> to
> migrate to testing. This means that you will need to do source-only 
> uploads if
> you want them to reach bullseye.
>   Q: I already did a binary upload, do I need to do a new (source-only) 
> upload?
>   A: Yes (preferably with other changes, not just a version bump).
>   Q: I needed to do a binary upload because my upload went to the NEW 
> queue,
>      do I need to do a new (source-only) upload for it to reach 
> bullseye?
>   A: Yes. We also suggest going through NEW in experimental instead of 
> unstable
>      where possible, to avoid disruption in unstable.
>   Q: Does this also apply to contrib and non-free?
>   A: No. Not all packages in contrib and non-free can be built on the 
> buildds,
>      so maintainer uploads will still be allowed to migrate for 
> packages
>      outside main.
> ~~~~~
> To perform a source-only build and upload, run dpkg-buildpackage -S
> and then upload the relevant files in the normal way (for example,
> using dupload or dput).
> Your package(s) involved is/are as follows:
> Source package: libjava-jdbc-clojure
> Version: 0.7.9-1
> One relevant line of the excuse file (including the uploader):
>   Not built on buildd: arch all binaries uploaded by
> tmarble at, a new source-only upload is needed to allow
> migration
> Transition verdict: REJECTED_PERMANENTLY
> I hope this is of help to you!
> Best wishes,
>    Julian
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