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Re: The useless "sid" tag

On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 08:22:44PM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 12:59:29PM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:
> >...
> > There are also RC-severity bugs which are sid-only, caused by package
> > removals: a package in sid may be uninstallable, whereas in sarge the
> > needed dependency will not be removed until it's not needed by dependent
> > packages.  This is a grave bug in sid, but should not affect the
> > package's eligibility for release (since it isn't a bug at all in
> > testing).
> >...

> It might depend on why the other package was removed from unstable.

> Consider a dependency on a package like latex2html that had to go to 
> non-free.

... which would clearly be a separate clase of bug from what I just
described ("package in main depends on non-free code" != "package is

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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