Re: why's debconf not in testing?
Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> + debconf uploaded 12 days ago, out of date by 2 days!
> + valid candidate (will be installed unless it's dependent upon
> other buggy pkgs)
>I can't make heads or tails of the overly long list of packages after
>debconf in update_output.txt.
debconf pre-depends on perl-base (>= 5.6.1), which isn't in testing yet
due to being out of date on arm. I think that the enormous list of
packages after debconf is just a sign of how heavily debconf has
infiltrated Debian and how much stuff would become uninstallable if it
(debconf itself is in that list, so all the rest is pretty much
Colin Watson [email@example.com]