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Re: linux gazette again

Wouter Verhelst <wouter.verhelst@advalvas.be> wrote:
>I posted a few days ago about these packages not getting in
>testing. Someone (I think it was Adrian Bunk) pointed out that some
>meta-packages of lg-base depend on lg-issue packages, and the latest issue
>(67) was not old enough at that time (sorry, deleted that mail already).
>However, some days have passed, and they're _still_ not in testing. I
>think this may have something to do with the fact that lg-issue packages
>depend on lg-base, while these metapackages (lg-subscription and
>friends) in turn depend on lg-issue packages. Since the metapackages are
>built out of lg-base, they could perhaps be creating an endless 
>loop. Could this be the problem?

Yes. Currently, parts of the lg-base source package depend on
lg-issue67, and lg-issue67 depends on lg-base (>= 67-1). Thus, both
source packages need to be upgraded together, which testing doesn't
handle automatically.

>If so, I'll probably split the metapackages out of lg-base, so that they
>don't interfere anymore. But then I want to be sure first ;-)

That sounds like a good idea.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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