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Re: Why isn't apt 0.5.4 moving to testing?



On Thu, Sep 13, 2001 at 11:16:53AM -0400, Paul D. Smith wrote:
> I'm seeing lots of problems with apt 0.5.3 in my testing release
> installation which have apparently been fixed in 0.5.4.  So, I wanted to
> see why it wasn't in testing yet.
> The excuses say:
>   apt 0.5.4 (currently 0.5.3) (important) (low) 
>             Maintainer: APT Development Team <deity@lists.debian.org> 
>             apt uploaded 22 days ago, out of date by 12 days! 
>             valid candidate (will be installed unless it's dependent
>                upon other buggy pkgs)

The List says:

   apt: alpha: apt-move aptitude gnome-apt stormpkg

which means that the new apt breaks apt-move, aptitude, gnome-apt
and stormpkg get broken unless they're upgraded at the same time as
apt. Unfortunately aptitude isn't able to be upgraded (there's an update,
but it's not built on arm yet) and additionally the updated gnome-apt and
stormpkg were built with the old apt on powerpc, so can't be successfully
upgraded either.

Cheers,
aj

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