Bug#772657: ttf-cjk-compact: build-depends on ruby1.8
On Tue, Dec 09, 2014 at 08:51:52PM +0100, Christian Hofstaedtler wrote:
> * Cyril Brulebois <email@example.com> [141209 18:41]:
> > Ralf Treinen <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2014-12-09):
> > > Source: ttf-cjk-compact
> > > Version: 1.20
> > > Severity: serious
> > > Tags: jessie
> > > User: email@example.com
> > > Usertags: edos-uninstallable
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > ttf-cjk-compact build-depends on ruby1.8, which does not exist in jessie.
> > > In fact, ruby1.8 was removed from testing on 2014-03-13.
> > It really would be nice not to remove packages that are still
> > build-depended on, especially when no bug reports are being filed.
> > One month into the freeze isn't exactly the right time to attempt a 1.8
> > to 1.9 (or whatever else is current this week) ruby transition in d-i
> > packages.
> AFAICT, ttf-cjk-compact 1.20 is not in jessie or sid.
> ttf-cjk-compact 1.23 from jessie/sid depends on ruby, not ruby1.8.
In fact, the jessie Sources file contains both 1.20 and 1.23. Which means
there is indeed no bug against ttf-cjk-compact.
However, this seems still strange to me. I know that sid may contain
temporarily multiple versions of the same package, but I don't think
that this is OK for testing.