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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] [Pkg-openmpi-maintainers] Bug#512616: [openmpi] missing symbols?
From: Dirk Eddelbuettel (edd_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-23 07:55:21


On 23 January 2009 at 09:09, Christophe Prud'homme wrote:
| It means that, indeed, we _must_ recompile/relink all libs and
| programs in Debian depending on openmpi
|
| Dirk, what do we do ? that's quite a job to do.Perhaps put back 1.2.8
| in unstable with an epoch and upload 1.3 in experimental and send an
| email to all parties concerned with openmpi saying that 1.3 requires
| recompiling/relinking
|
| is this diagnostic ok with you ? or am I missing something ?

Manuel already asked me this. I would prefer a lower-key solution of

-- a heads-up email to all maintainers
-- followed by bugreports two weeks later
-- followed by binary non-maintainer uploads two weeks later

Dirk

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