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Re: KDEE3 question

On Thu, Dec 05, 2002 at 08:28:20PM +1100, Daniel Stone wrote:
> Nope - the 3.0.x packages just were not ready to go into sid. Any
> package where the upgrade strategy is to purge the old and install the
> new just doesn't work. 3.1.x will be the first packages where upgrades
> from 2.2.x are clean.

Didn't know that. On my machine a simple update from 2.2.2 to 3.0.3
worked fine. :-)

> Not without revamping debian/control. I'm also somewhat ...
> uncomfortable about putting 3.0.x in. If you know why 3.1 has been held
> up, then you'll know that 3.0.x is quite possibly a worse choice than
> 2.2.x with regards to that issue.

Yes, I have to agree completely with you on this one. Had I known that
before I wouldn't have send my original mail. But then no one else did. :-)

I didn't mean to critisize anyone. My thinking was just how do we get
the best Debian possible. 

Thanks for your explanations.


Michael Meskes
Go SF 49ers! Go Rhein Fire!
Use Debian GNU/Linux! Use PostgreSQL!

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