Bug#792619: transition: ffmpeg

Andreas Cadhalpun andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com
Thu Jul 23 16:09:03 UTC 2015

On 23.07.2015 17:46, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> On 2015-07-23 16:41, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
>> On 2015-07-23 15:49, Andreas Cadhalpun wrote:
>>> By the way, do you know why vtk6 is shown as bad in the transition tracker,
>>> even though it built successfully with ffmpeg?
>> Because building successfully doesn't mean building sanely.
>> Package: libvtk6.1
>> Source: vtk6 (6.1.0+dfsg2-6)
>> Version: 6.1.0+dfsg2-6+b1
> Specifically, I got the right reason but the wrong reason for it. :-)
> It's still bad because libvtk6.1 is still in sid. And libvtk6.1 is still
> in sid because of the mess that is the vtk6 "transition" (#749395, which
> has been going on for over a year now).

Ah, that explains it. There is a vtk6.1 -> vtk6.2 transition [1]
going on in the middle of the vtk -> vtk6 transition [2].

Maybe scheduling binNMUs for the packages depending on libvtk6.1
(gammaray, liggghts, mia, nifti2dicom, therion) would help?

Best regards,

1: https://release.debian.org/transitions/html/auto-vtk6.html
2: https://release.debian.org/transitions/html/vtk6.html

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