[Python-modules-team] Bug#767554: python-persistent and python-zodb: error when trying to install together
arnau at debian.org
Fri Nov 14 09:43:17 UTC 2014
Barry Warsaw <barry at debian.org> writes:
> On Nov 12, 2014, at 05:50 PM, Arnaud Fontaine wrote:
>>From upstream point of view, ZODB3 (aka python-zodb in Debian) used to
>>include persistent, BTrees, ZODB and ZEO modules. However, since ZODB3
>>3.11.0a1, upstream has split it up into 4 distinct packages (one for
>>each module), bump the version to 4.0 and made ZODB3 a "metapackage"
>>depending on all of them.
> It looks like Debian still has zodb 3.9.7, right?
>>As of fixing this RC bug for Jessie: Among the four, only persistent
>>package is currently available in Debian, so there is no way to get rid
>>of ZODB3 (at least for Jessie). Barry: If persistent >= 4.0 Debian
>>package is useful on its own to anyone (and thus should not be removed
>>From testing), then can I add a Conflict on both packages and upload
>>them to fix this bug?
> IIRC, I needed to update python-persistent for the Python 3 zope.component
> transition, as it's a build-dep. There are no other reverse dependencies that
> I know of.
> I think a Conflicts is the right way to handle this for now, given where we
> are in the Jessie release cycle. Arnaud, thanks for handling this!
If that's ok with you, I'm going to upload both packages to fix this bug:
Conflicts: python-zodb (<< 3.11.0~)
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