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Re: Package xxx has broken dep on yyy: normal?

On Fri, 25 Feb 2005 17:16:57 -0800, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org>
>That said, any package that is uninstallable in testing for such a long
>period of time almost certainly has an RC bug that should be filed.  In the
>case of gpe-contacts, this is definitely so; the package currently in
>unstable cannot be built using sources in the archive (it depends on a
>library that currently awaits ftp-master NEW processing), so should not have
>been uploaded to main.

Chances are that it was uploaded together with the library it depends
on, relying on ftpmasters doing their work, as in processing new
packages in reasonable time.

Please note also, that currently there is no official statement that
the NEW queue is frozen, and queries regarding the obviously stalled
NEW queue are - as usual - ignored.


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