[arch-dev-public] db-5 rebuild

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Apr 9 02:00:09 EDT 2010

On 09/04/10 15:41, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 09/04/10 14:50, Andreas Radke wrote:
>> Am Wed, 07 Apr 2010 17:41:36 +1000
>> schrieb "Allan McRae"<allan at archlinux.org>:
>>> Another week, another rebuild. This time it is the update to db-5.
>>> It looks like the big version jump is due to adding new features
>>> rather than API changes, but I need to investigate further.
>> What are your plans? My quad feels cold...
> Well... I am still figuring things out. Looking at the API changes from
> 4.8->5.0, it seems this should not be a hard rebuild...
> We are going to need a 'db4' package as some things on the rebuild list
> probably should not be updated to db5 yet. I believe Jan wants
> evolution-data-server to stay built against db4.8 and I would prefer
> python to do so too (until upstream OKs it).
> So my plan is:
> 1) update db to 5.0
> 2) upload db4 package
> 3) post message telling everyone using [testing] to install db4 (with
> --asdep)
> 4) start rebuilds - these can be done slowly due to the db4 package and
> I recommend maintainers decide what gets updated to db5 or not.
> Expect db4 and updated db to hit the repos soon.

While we are at it, we should also clean up the old db packages.  db4.1 
is used by nothing so can be removed.  db4.5 is used by python24 and 
both can be removed once someone updates mailman....


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