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Re: foo has reached testing, removing versioned build-depends?

On Sun, Apr 20, 2003 at 11:20:54AM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 19, 2003 at 03:50:23PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > I've read the changelog and the bug report closed by that earlier
> > change, and removing the version still makes no sense. If earlier
> > versions of debiandoc-sgml produce incorrect output, as reported, then
> > the versioned build-dep should be left there, as it will help people
> > trying to build with older versions to know what the problem is.
> There is no problem with older versions, only with buggy versions.
> Some debiandoc-sgml version (not the one in woody e.g)

Aha, I see. Thanks.

> I was nder the impression that builddeps were not to be used to avoid
> using buggy packages.

I tend to agree.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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