Re: gngeo should be hinted for removal
On Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 03:08:48PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 12:33:34PM +0200, Julien Danjou wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 07, 2006 at 05:58:14PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > > So despite having been removed from unstable, it still has a
> > > reverse-dependency that blocks its removal from testing. It'd be great if
> > > you could check with the maintainer to confirm what should really be
> > > happening here.
> Well I reported bug #372106 about gngeogui being uninstallable in sid.
> > The new gngeo package was rejected from NEW and then removed from the
> > archive some days ago. I have discussed about that with Julien (since
> > I'm his sponsor), and he will probably have to ask for removal of
> > gngeogui from the archive too, since gngeo seems to be finally not
> > distributable even in non-free.
> In that case it is probably best to hint both gngeo and gngeogui for
> removal from testing at once ?
Seeing bug #354571, I agree. I've hinted gngeogui out of testing, which
will free up gngeo to be removed automatically by britney. gngeogui will
still be in unstable, pending a separate removal request to ftp.debian.org
or a fix for the gngeo licensing problems by the maintainer.
Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world.