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Re: redmine depends on ruby-awesome-nested-set, which is not available

Somehow I fail to see how my answer is going to fix this situation. We all do mistakes, and since I haven't realized that the rails housekeeping that needs to be done before freeze will affect wheezy-backports. This applied also to further updates of rails-3.2 in w-b that needs to be done since rails-3.2 in backports is little bit neglected and must be updated as well.

And we need to address the situation, either by removing whole rails stack from wheezy-backports or by making an upload exception.

Ondřej Surý <ondrej@sury.org>
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On 20. 7. 2014, at 11:16, Alexander Wirt <formorer@formorer.de> wrote:

On Sun, 20 Jul 2014, Ondřej Surý wrote:

Hi Florian,

On Fri, Jul 18, 2014, at 16:10, Florian Schlichting wrote:
Hi Ondrej,

redmine 2.5.1-2~bpo70+1 in wheezy-backports depends on
ruby-awesome-nested-set, which is unavailable in both wheezy and

sorry for the breakage due bad timing on my end.

Also, said redmine package depends on ruby-rack (>= 1.4.5~) while only
1.4.1-2.1 is available in wheezy, and it also depends on
ruby-railties-3.2 (>= 3.2.16-1~) while the version in wheezy is 3.2.6-3.

Could you please fix this situation, preferably by uploading the
required packages to wheezy-backports, or if that's not possible as they
have just been removed from testing on your request along with all the
other ruby stuff and the backports ftp masters won't give a special
exception, remove the broken redmine package from wheezy-backports?

We are in sort of deadlock here, since we don't want to have rails-3.2
in testing (e.g. the RC bug there is just to prevent migration).

Could we be granted an exception to upload fixed rails, ruby-rack and
ruby-awesome-nested-set that fix security bugs in rails?

And if not, please remove redmine and rails from backports.
You mean you upload broken packages and asking for an exception for some of
the deps afterwards?

This doesn't feel right. You should never upload something that doesn't work.
How did you tested the package?


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