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Re: mass bug filing on packages that are blocking use of cdebconf

On Thu, 04 Aug 2005, Andreas Barth wrote:
> * Henrique de Moraes Holschuh (hmh@debian.org) [050803 12:51]:
> > On Wed, 03 Aug 2005, Julien BLACHE wrote:
> > > I'll drop the dependency on debconf on these two packages, as it's
> > > only used to purge some old debconf questions from the database.
> > You can do that only if those old debconf questions were never in a stable
> > release (i.e. they existed only during 'sid' and 'testing' development).
> > Otherwise, you'll have to suffer then for a while yet.
> No, you don't need the dependency even in that case. You can just make
> the code only to run if there is debconf installed.

Good call.  I thought Julien meant removing the "purge old stuff from the
database", and not just the dependency.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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