Santiago Vila <email@example.com> writes: > On Sun, 17 Jul 2005, Joerg Jaspert wrote: >> On 10353 March 1977, Santiago Vila wrote: >>>> we need to remove >>>> from the archive all the Woody-to-Sarge transition dummy packages. >>> No, that's not true, we don't *need* to remove woody-to-sarge dummy >>> packages, as they are also woody-to-etch dummy packages. >> We do not support that. > There is no "we" here. Oh, there is! *We* ('Debian') have no policy to force maintainers to make direct upgrade paths from old releases possible, so some packages support it, most don't. It's the same with downgrades: Some people care about them and change their packages to make them, most don't. Marc, doubting that there are any problems to update the lg-* packages From woody -- BOFH #340: Well fix that in the next (upgrade, update, patch release, service pack).
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