[DRE-maint] Possible problems in your Debian packages

Michael Schutte michi at uiae.at
Thu Aug 7 17:48:02 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 05:53:07PM +0200, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> > === Packages with a new upstream version according to DEHS:
> >   libdb-ruby  0.6.5  (Debian: 0.6.4-1)
> >   libdb4.2-ruby  0.6.5  (Debian: 0.6.2-3)
> >   libdb4.3-ruby  0.6.5  (Debian: 0.6.2-2)
> >   libdb4.4-ruby  0.6.5  (Debian: 0.6.2-1)
> If someone want to help with the libdb4.?-ruby -> libdb-ruby transition,
> and with updating libdb-ruby to 0.6.5, I would really appreciate help.
> I probably won't have time to do it myself.

Currently having at hand a lot of spare time, I’d like to get this
transition done for Lenny.  Some testing reveals that at least gonzui
and rbot have problems with 0.6.5, so at least these would need an

I see that there is a freeze exception for libdb-ruby, but I cannot find
the relevant discussion with the release team.  Do we also have some
sort of pre-approval to get libdb-ruby-related changes into testing?  If
not, I’d start by getting one before filing bugs.

Michael Schutte <michi at uiae.at>
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