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Re: Would a "still depends on libkpathsea3" bug be RC? (was: How to prevent a library transition)

* Frank Küster (frank@debian.org) [050929 10:07]:
> Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@debian.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, 28 Sep 2005, Frank Küster wrote:
> >> If my second interpretation is right, we depend on maintainers' action
> >> for that.  In order to make all dependencies on the old version
> >> disappear, would a "still depends on libkpathsea3" bug be RC?
> >
> > Yes, fixable with a quick-and-dirty NMU that only does a rebuild against the
> > new one...

> That was what I was thinking about;  but the question is whether the
> release team would actually support such a severity;  I don't want to
> support libkpathsea3 for a long time (although AFAICT it didn't change
> at all during the lifetime of teTeX-2.0.2).

It has been practice for quite some time to bump up "depends on
$package" to RC-grade once removal of $package is very near.


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