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Re: >2000 packages still waiting to enter testing, > 1500 over age



On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 12:01:57PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> Well, i personnaly think that in some case it would be much simpler to
> _remove_ the packages from testing, and let the new versions enter
> testing as they can. 

Yes, this generally happens. It's not really a good thing though -- it
screws up people who are using / relying on the packages being removed;
they'll get complaints from apt-get every time they try to upgrade until
things get cleaned up. cf libc6 and php recently, eg.

Cheers,
aj

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