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Re: Understanding my package entry in update_excuses

On Mon, Jan 21, 2002 at 08:22:48PM -0800, Yves Arrouye wrote:

> On the other hand, why couldn't libicu18 be kept on testing? Isn't that
> why we have libfooN, libfooN+1 etc? So that one package that depends on
> libfooN doesn't need to depend on libfooN+1 immediately?

On a system level, yes.  But not on a distribution-wide level.  At the end
of the day, there can only be one version of each source package in the
release, unless the source is duplicated to continue to build the old
library (as is done in certain cases).

 - mdz

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