[arch-dev-public] monotone needs botan 1.8.x

Ionut Biru biru.ionut at gmail.com
Fri Mar 5 18:10:06 CET 2010

On 03/05/2010 07:00 PM, Andrea Scarpino wrote:
> On Friday 05 March 2010 17:54:25 Marq Schneider wrote:
>> I wanted to ask: why did botan get updated to using the development
>> (1.9.x) branch instead of the stable (1.8.x) branch?  Arch jumped from
>> 1.8.5 to 1.9.3 back in November.  I am all for keeping packages
>> up-to-date, but i am not sure that i agree with hopping to the
>> development branch.  I don't follow the botan mailing list at all, but
>> the stable branch is still worked on (now up to 1.8.8).  If nothing
>> requires 1.9.x, would it do any harm to revert botan to 1.8.x?
> No one notice us of this before.
> Someone flagged it as out-of-date and I, stupid, updated it without look at
> upstream site where they say that botan 1.9.x is the development trunk.
> I am looking if this will broke anything, otherwise I will proceed downgrading
> botan to 1.8.8.

afaik only two packages needs that. +1 for downgrading and rebuilding 
monotone against it.


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