Re: Bug#328130: RM: please remove any remnant of 2.6.10 and 2.6.11 kernels from etch/sid
On Thu, Sep 15, 2005 at 07:35:48PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2005 at 10:38:21AM +0900, Horms wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 16, 2005 at 02:35:24AM +0200, Jeroen van Wolffelaar wrote:
> > > On Thu, Sep 15, 2005 at 03:05:18PM +0900, Horms wrote:
> > > > As requested, here is an updated list of kernel and related packages
> > > > to be removed at this time.
> > > So, I just removed the follow packages, but forgot to close this bug. Oh
> > > well. As usual, changes take effect upon next mirror pulse, and packages
> > > are later removed from testing automatically but not before reverse
> > > dependencies are all gone too.
> > Thanks, very much appreciated.
> > Out of interest, what is a good way to check dependancies across all
> > architectures and distributions? I know that apt-cache can do this based on
> > the sources it knows about, but thats usually only for the current
> > arch and distro.
> For existing packages, /org/ftp.debian.org/katie/melanie -n -R -s <suite>
> <source-package> warns you of any packages left uninstallable (or
> unbuildable due to build-dependencies) by a removal.
That seems quite useful indeed. For those, like I, who aren't in the
know, it should be run on merkel (as Steve told me on IRC).