Re: RM: nvidia-xconfig/testing [ia64] -- ANAIS; not useful on ia64
On Sat, 2010-09-18 at 15:22 -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> "Adam D. Barratt" <email@example.com> writes:
> > britney doesn't support partial removals from testing (they generally
> > wouldn't help anyway as e.g. out-of-date checks are relative to
> > unstable, not testing); this is generally achieved by ftp-master
> > removing the old binary from unstable and the effect automagically
> > propagating to testing.
> Hm, reportbug told me to mail you instead. Let me go through reportbug
> again and see if I can convince it to file a bug. I suspect the problem
> was with how I answered some reportbug question.
It's a known issue with reportbug's release.d.o handling; it should tell
you to mail -release for source removals and suggest an ftp.d.o bug
Sandro has a patch for this but, at least when we last discussed it, it
wasn't considered enough of a problem for a new upload.