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Re: When does a conflict become outdated?

On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 05:33:12PM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> 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).

The debian/TODO file in the xfree86 source package outlines a plan for
rectifying that.

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Debian GNU/Linux                   |       know is science.
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