Re: squirrelmail package in lenny
On Sun, 21 Feb 2010 at 23:20, Benjamin Vetter wrote:
> the squirrelmail package allows you to use the old etch php4 package, though
> there is no php4 within lenny.
$ apt-cache dump | grep -B2 '^ File.*/status'
...lists all packages only referenced in the "status" file, but are not
listed in the Packages files of your repositories.
> therefore, the php package won't get updated, ever.
Well, it's one thing to keep PHP4 around and squirrelmail (and probably)
others wil happily continue to work, but yes - it doesn't make sense to me
when the squirrelmail package page lists:
depends on ... or php4 - Package not available.
Maybe you could open a bug to remove this obsolete dependency?
BOFH excuse #234:
Someone is broadcasting pygmy packets and the router doesn't know how to deal with them.