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Re: emacs20 obsolete? (Re: How to find all reverse depends of a package?)

On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 05:56:24PM +0100, J?r?me Marant wrote:
> > The RC bug list REMOVE tags mean "remove from testing (not unstable)".
> > If a bug's filed against ftp.d.o, there's no "trying" -- it'll be removed,
> > and any packages that depend on it will be left broken.
> BTW, in any case, If we want to stop supporting emacs20, do we need
> to change dependencies of every package alternatively depending on emacs20
> (like emacs20 | emacs21 etc)?

Not really -- as long as the dep can still be satisfied ("| emacsen"
usually), the only problem is that dselect and apt-get won't be able to
automatically choose a consistent package to satisfy the deps when you
don't already have an emacs installed.


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