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Re: Bug#161849: general: many packages still depend on textutils|shellutils|fileutils

On Sat, 2002-09-21 at 23:07, Brian M. Carlson wrote:

> I think this is an excellent solution for those people worried about
> users skipping more than 4(?) versions. I think the more pressing issue
> would probably be libc.

Last I heard our general policy was that it isn't necessary to support
people skipping major releases.  I certainly don't see a pressing need
for it, at least.  If you're still running a slink box, especially if
it's connected to the Internet, then you have larger problems than not
having the time to upgrade to potato before upgrading to woody.

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