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Re: Processed: Fixed in NMU of tetex-base 2.0.2c-2.1

Frank Küster <frank@debian.org> writes:

> Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> wrote:
>> Frank Küster <frank@debian.org> writes:
>>> You have not posted anything to this bug,
>>> neither a patch nor an intent to NMU. And you won't stop me from
>>> uploading these packages this morning.
>>> I find this extremely annoying.
> [...]
>> I find >200 failed package builds on the buildd extremly annoying.
> I must admit that I didn't know that failed *removals* of
> build-dependencies would cause the buildd to fail. Nobody cared to
> indicate that to us.

The failure did corrupt the apt/dpkg status resulting in apt-get
always suggesting "run apt-get -f install" to corret the problem. Due
to that no new Build-Depends can be installed and every build just

Sometimes a failure to remove something can be ignored, sometimes it
breaks apt. This one was of the later kind.


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