Re: Removing packages from testing (FAQ)
* Steve Langasek (email@example.com) [050811 23:18]:
> On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 10:44:04PM +0200, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> > * Graham Wilson [Wed, 10 Aug 2005 13:59:47 -0500]:
> > > All of the serious and important bugs in allegro4.1 have now been fixed.
> > > Can the remove hint for this package be removed now, so that it can flow
> > > back into testing?
> > A removal hint includes the version of the package to remove, so new
> > versions of the package can flow back as soon as all other necessary
> > conditions are met.
> Actually, IIRC britney regards a removal hint for any version of the package
> as a reason not to let the package back ino testing.
Both my memory and my short look at britney's code told me that the
version is checked by the "trying to remove package". And, BTW, anything
else would be an mistake IMHO.