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Re: When does a conflict become outdated?

On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 08:03:02AM +0200, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:
> I think Debian should not consiously break upgrades over two major 
> versions if it is so trivial to leave the support in.

Debian does not support upgrades that skip one major major version.

E.g. last I checked, potato -> sarge breaks somewhere at the 
app-defaults stuff in xlibs (an there might be many other breakages).

> cheers
> -- vbi



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       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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