[arch-dev-public] [signoff] gpm 1.20.3
belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Mon Apr 28 14:02:52 EDT 2008
On Tue, 22 Apr 2008, Dan McGee wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 10:01 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 8:46 PM, Eric Belanger
>> <belanger at astro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
>> > in testing for both arches.
>> > Changes:
>> > - minor upstream update
>> > - patches cleanup. One of them has been merged upstream, the others didn't
>> > applied anymore. However, they were mostly to prevent gpm from interfering
>> > with some terminal apps like vim and mc. They don't seem to be necessary
>> > anymore as vim and mc works correctly from the tests I did.
>> > - closes FS#9949 : The /usr/lib/libgpm.so.1 symlink was present on the
>> > system but for unkonw reasons was no longer in the package. For this reason,
>> > forcing is necessary to install gpm 1.20.3. I don't know how to inform the
>> > users about this ( front page news? or just keep an eye on the forum/ML to
>> > answer user's concern)
>> Other than the need to force, this seems to be fine. Maybe a
>> pre_upgrade message that it is ok to force it? /me shrugs
>> I'll signoff on i686
> I'll signoff for i686 as well. The force did catch me off guard
> though, it might be worth a news item. I actually didn't know that
> everyone would have to do it until I took a look at this signoff
Any x86_64 signoff?
I'll do a news item tonight and will post it here for a review.
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