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Bug#198479: general: package coming to sarge before their dependencies : breaks them.

Le Mon 23/06/2003, Colin Watson disait
> On Mon, Jun 23, 2003 at 10:36:27AM +0200, Erwan David wrote:
> > Package: general
> > Version: unavailable; reported 2003-06-23
> > Severity: normal
> > Tags: sarge
> > 
> > Several packages like html2ps or apt-file are broken in sarge because
> > they were put from sid before their dependencies. The coming to sarge
> > of a package should not be done if it makes it uninstallable.
> This is generally the rule. Sometimes bad things have to happen to a
> couple of packages in order to benefit a large number of packages
> elsewhere, though.

For html2ps and apt-file, they have been broken in sarge for
weeks... ANd I do not see the benefits of having broken packages.


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