[pkg-go] May I upgrade golang-blackfriday, golang-testify, etc. to latest versions?
stapelberg at debian.org
Tue Sep 8 20:10:37 UTC 2015
Yeah, https://github.com/Debian/ratt should be ready to use. Please
let me know of any issues you encounter.
On Tue, Sep 8, 2015 at 8:37 PM, Paul Tagliamonte <paultag at debian.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 08, 2015 at 09:00:34AM +0200, Michael Stapelberg wrote:
>> > 1. ... just go ahead and update them? :-)
> Yesish. Yes, you should absolutely update them, but you should also
> check all their reverse build dependencies to ensure that we don't cause
> FTBFSs. Yo, sECuRE - is RATT ready for team use?
>> > 2. Or should I first ask for permissions from the previous uploaders?
>> You should at least let them know, but team policy is that we don’t
>> have such strict ownership. The packages are team-maintained for a
> Absolutely true. Just be careful of an upload before we know what might
> trigger FTBFSs -- upstreams in Goland seem to break API all the time, so
> we should be a bit careful in leau of versioning.
>> > 3. Or should I create new packages like golang-github-russross-blackfriday
>> > for the cutting-edge version, and leave golang-blackfriday
>> > as the stable 1.2 version?
>> No, but you should rename the existing packages to the proper name.
>> See other recently uploaded packages for examples on how to do that
>> with regards to Breaks/Replaces if you’re unsure about that.
>> > Thank you for your advice!
>> Thank you for your contributions :).
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