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Re: update excuses: what does "but foo is screwed anyway"?

Colin Watson wrote:
>Philip Blundell <philb@gnu.org> wrote:
>>"Marcelo E. Magallon" <mmagallo@debian.org> wrote:
>>> * out of date on arm: libwings-dev, libwmaker0-dev, wmaker (from
>>>   0.61.1-4) (but arm is screwed anyway)
>>> what does that mean?  In particular, what relation does that bear with
>>> the installability (or lack of it) of a package into testing?
>>The "but ... is screwed anyway" doesn't really mean anything; it certainly 
>>doesn't bear any direct relation to the installability of the package.
>At the moment, "but $arch is screwed anyway" seems to indicate that the
>testing scripts are allowing those architectures to get a little out of
>sync. man-db is a fairly good example.

Oops, yes, looks like I was mistaken.


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