Re: How are things going?
On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 05:40:07AM +0300, Guillem Jover wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-09-28 at 16:51:33 -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 03:59:14PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> > > Steve Langasek wrote:
> > > > Since "Breaks field" here means "doesn't complain about the Breaks field",
> > > > rather than "honors the Breaks field", these changes look ok.
> Argh, I should have corrected this one, sorry. From the changelog:
> * Add initial support for the Breaks field, by parsing but rejecting it.
Aha, then you're doing the right thing and I'm just confused. Carry on :-)
> There's two ways to introduce it that I can think of now, but I'd opt
> for the first one, otherwise we'll need to wait a lot for this.
> * etch
> - dpkg parse but reject.
> * etch+1:
> - dpkg full support.
> - require to upgrade dpkg first from etch to etch+1.
> - packages using the field in the archive (not the ones that dpkg
> (pre-)depends on though).
Yep, sounds doable to me.
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