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Re: Please notify your rdepends' maintainers if you break an interface

On Sat, 2005-08-13 at 17:01 +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt]
> > After I invested an hour so to track down the reason for an evil
> > FTBFS, I have a very simple request: If you maintain a library that
> > gets used by other people and you break the API, you should notify
> > them. Really.
> A good idea.  Perhaps we should have a tool in the archive to do this
> for us?  Is there a tool to list the reverse depends of a package?  (I
> know it can be done with one-liners, but it would be more convinient
> if it was a working tool available for everyone to use. :)


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