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Re: update_excuses zope (also related to Bug #122443)

On Fri, Dec 07, 2001 at 08:56:37AM +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
> Jules Bean writes:
> > Typically that
> > means that any packages which depend on some 2.3.3-only component must 
> > be recompiled against zope 2.4.2 and also wait in unstable, when they
> > will all be installed together if they are all simultaneously valid
> > candidates.
> > 
> > Again, I haven't looked at zope, but this is the usual situation.  It
> > explains why, for example, libtool 1.4.2 is not yet in testing.
> but it doesn't explain, why python2.1 went into testing, before all
> packages depending on python-base (which doesn't exist anymore) were

Well, hopefully someone will correct me (Colin?) if I misunderstand,
but I think the only way that could have happened is if AJT overrode
the testing scripts for the greater good, which I believe he does from
time to time.

> upgraded. And in general, it's not possible to wait for _all_ packages
> to be upgraded before the move to unstable.

Why not?


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