Re: Bug#305946: Please remove linc from unstable
On Sat, Apr 23, 2005 at 04:26:13AM +0200, Jeroen van Wolffelaar wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 23, 2005 at 03:42:03AM +0200, Sebastian Rittau wrote:
> > Package: ftp.debian.org
> > Severity: wishlist
> > Please remove the linc source package as well as the binary packages
> > liblinc1 and liblinc-dev from unstable. This package has been included
> > in ORBit2 2.8.0 and above and only a few packages remain that depend on
> > it and need to be rebuilt.
> It makes things a lot easier if you file bugs on packages needing
> rebuild a bit more in advance, it's now a bit close to release... Giving
> the maintainers of the depending packages a bit of warning in advance
> makes transitions like this go smoother. I'm a bit unsure how to
> proceed, cc'ing -release for opinion.
Does the removal from unstable even have an effect on the release? If I
see this correctly, the package shouldn't be removed from from testing,
since there are still packages depending on it in testing. I have no
problems postponing this request to after the release, though.