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Re: Uninstallable packages in woody

On Sun, Jun 02, 2002 at 12:56:33PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Michael Beattie <mjb@debian.org> writes:
> > Go and try to work out what can and cannot be moved. go and take a look
> > at the incredible complexity of inter-dependencies in packages. you'll
> > quickly work out that what you propose is actually not that easy. hence
> > why I usually take a while to pluck up the courage and actually attempt
> > to fix these things. it is a HUGE drain on time.
> I sent bug reports, saying "this conflicts with that, one or both
> should be moved to extra"

I'm not sure why you'd think a morass of bug reports is less of a time
drain. Talk to Michael first, and work out a way of helping which actually
*helps*, don't just do whatever you think's fun and then complain.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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