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Re: apt-listchanges (Re: Advice on how best to handle non-backwards compatibility)

On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 12:31:35PM -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:

>     These packages provide a reasonably small but not too limited
>     character-mode system. This is what will be installed by default if the
>     user doesn't select anything else. It doesn't include many large
>     applications. 
> Neither debconf nor apt-listchanges is a large application.  However,
> debconf's dependencies are already priority: important or higher, while two
> of those of apt-listchanges (python-apt and ucf) would need to be elevated
> to standard.  I could probably eliminate the ucf dependency with some
> beefier maintainer scripts, but python-apt would need to be elevated to
> standard.

Given the changes implemented in version 2.50 (2.51 is in testing), I
would now consider apt-listchanges to be appropriate for Priority: standard,

- Folks still agree that it would be useful in that capacity
- The priorities of its dependencies could also be elevated

 - mdz

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