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Re: A maze of twisty little python packages, all different

On Tue, Dec 30, 2003 at 12:50:23PM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> Given our release performance of the last years, package maintainers
> should expect that their unstable packages will be backported to
> "current" stale. Currently, packages using python are almost as
> un-backportable as debconf and debhelper because of the huge
> dependency/conflicts chain that follows.

I found backporting the Python parts of subversion fairly trivial. The
only reason it cared about the version was that it had a
python<version>-subversion binary package.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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