[Twisted-Python] Get Twisted 10.0 in to Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Jonathan Lange jml at mumak.net
Sun Mar 7 08:10:46 EST 2010

On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 1:02 PM, Free Ekanayaka <free at 64studio.com> wrote:
> Hi Jonathan,
> |--==> On Sat, 6 Mar 2010 18:38:36 +0000, Jonathan Lange <jml at mumak.net> said:
>  JL> Since we've just released Twisted 10.0.0 and since the release is
>  JL> awesome, stable, low-risk and a great thing to have in the next
>  JL> long-term support version of Ubuntu, I think we should strive to get a
>  JL> "Feature Freeze expection" (aka an "FFe").
> Definitely. I guess this involves updating all the various twisted-X
> packages.
>  JL> I've followed the https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FreezeExceptionProcess and
>  JL> have filed a bug at
>  JL> https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/twisted/+bug/531977.
>  JL> But I need help.
> If we want to update all twisted Ubuntu packages and not only the -core
> one, I *think* we need a separate bug filed against each of them. A
> quick answer on #ubuntu-devel should clear this out.

They have separate source packages? If so, yes we would need separate FFes.

Do you want to do this?

> It looks like the only API removal that could raise compatibility issues
> is:
>  - The deprecated connectUDP method of IReactorUDP has now been
>   removed. (#4075)
> I'm wondering if there's any code in Ubuntu packages relying on it.

How would we find out?

>  JL> The FFe process requires a packaged version of the new release, along
>  JL> with build files and what not. I lack the expertise to do this, so I'd
>  JL> very much appreciate it if someone here who knows Debian/Ubuntu
>  JL> packaging could please package the new 10.0.0 release and attach the
>  JL> relevant files to the bug.
> Have you already asked Matthias Klose (the maintainer) if he is
> interested in updating the packages himself? If not, I'll be glad to
> help out.

No, I haven't. It'd be great if you could sort this out.


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