Re: Bug#420160: please allow to drop version constraint in B-D when it's in stable
On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 01:54:27PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Okay, that's two votes for dropping it to I. :) I'll take a closer look
> at what would be involved in adding the infrastructure to keep the
> warnings around at the I level for oldstable stuff. It should be easy
> with debconf and x11-common and relatively easy with debhelper. quilt and
> a few other things will be harder, but I may drop those if I don't see an
> easy way of doing it.
> Any reason to keep anything around for versions prior to oldstable, or
> should that just go away?
IMHO it should just go away. I don't think unstable is even remotely
suitable as a basis for development for stable-2, so there's no reason
anyone should be running the unstable lintian if they're developing for
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