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Re: Fwd: GCC 5 now the default in wily (release pocket)
synaptic had a hiccough with un met dependencies.. but dist-upgrade seems
to have gone okay as well (64 bit VM as well).
On 12 August 2015 at 22:40, Brendan Perrine <walterorlin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Aug 2015 07:33:19 -0700
> Walter Lapchynski <wxl@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > ok who wants to go out on a limb and test wily-proposed in Lubuntu?
> > @wxl | http://polka.bike
> > Lubuntu Release Manager & Head of QA
> > Ubuntu PPC Point of Contact
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> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: "Matthias Klose" <doko@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Date: Aug 12, 2015 7:26 AM
> > Subject: GCC 5 now the default in wily (release pocket)
> > To: "ubuntu-devel" <ubuntu-devel-announce@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Cc: "ubuntu-devel" <ubuntu-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <
> > kubuntu-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <ubuntu-studio-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
> > ubuntu-desktop@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <ubuntu-server@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <
> > xubuntu-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > GCC 5 is now the default in the wily release pocket, together with some
> > libraries, which were either forced (icu, boost1.58), or migrated on
> > own.
> > The majority of the packages in -proposed are still blocked by missing
> > rebuilds
> > or packages failing to build.
> > The packages which already are migrated to the release pocket should be
> > installable and not break any installation, however using the release
> > pocket for
> > development which touches any of the not yet migrated packages won't
> > For
> > this case you should have a development chroot with both the "release"
> > the
> > "proposed" pocket enabled.
> > We do *not* recommend updating your default environment to wily-proposed.
> > If you
> > want to help with testing one of the desktop environments, please do that
> > in a
> > VM or in a chroot. The Ubuntu desktop already seems to be upgradable.
> > Updates
> > of Kubuntu, Xubuntu and UbuntuStudio desktops are not yet tested.
> > is
> > welcome.
> > To get this large transition finished, your help is welcome and needed.
> > What you should *not* do:
> > - Starting a major transition / update of some package or
> > set of packages.
> > - Merging or force syncing a package from Debian which had a library
> > transition in Ubuntu but not in Debian. We'll see to these packages
> > after the majority of the packages moved to wily.
> > What you should do:
> > - work on a transition mentioned at . Pleases coordinate with
> > release managers on IRC (#ubuntu-release).
> > - Relevant FTBFS are tracked on . Help with those is greatly
> > appreciated to unblock library transitions.
> > - With a lower priority, fixing build failures and dep-wait's
> > mentioned at . Check that page maybe not as often as your
> > email, but do it on a regular basis. Unfortunately we had to
> > start the GCC 5 changes with a rather long list of issues.
> > Remember that this transition doesn't end at the main/universe border or
> > the
> > set of packages included in our iso images, but involves the whole
> > (like
> > any other transition).
> > Thanks, Matthias
> >  http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-archive/transitions/
> >  http://pad.ubuntu.com/gcc-5-transition
> >  http://qa.ubuntuwire.com/ftbfs/
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> I am on it for 64 bit in a vm. A dist-upgrade seemed to install things
> Brendan Perrine <walterorlin@xxxxxxxxx>
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