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Re: why's debconf not in testing?

Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> wrote:
>          + debconf uploaded 12 days ago, out of date by 2 days!
>          + valid candidate (will be installed unless it's dependent upon
>            other buggy pkgs)
>I can't make heads or tails of the overly long list of packages after
>debconf in update_output.txt.

debconf pre-depends on perl-base (>= 5.6.1), which isn't in testing yet
due to being out of date on arm. I think that the enormous list of
packages after debconf is just a sign of how heavily debconf has
infiltrated Debian and how much stuff would become uninstallable if it
broke. :)

(debconf itself is in that list, so all the rest is pretty much

Colin Watson                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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