Re: cipux-storage_3.4~svn2489-2_amd64.changes REJECTED
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Dear ftpmaster (cc debian-devel),
On Sat, Aug 09, 2008 at 04:53:42PM +0000, Mark Hymers wrote:
>This package has been rejected because of the Depend: on libversion-perl
>which is no longer in unstable or testing. If you wish to upload this
>package, you will either need to not depend on it or package and upload
I am perfectly aware that libversion-perl is available only as a virtual
package in unstable and testing. I deliberately chose to use those
virtual packages in order to ease backporting to Debian stable.
I was unaware that this practice was unfit for Debian.
Please enlighten me as to where in Debian Policy it is forbidden to use
virtual packages as source dependencies - or point me to that
alternative(!) packaging policy you use for your judgements as
Oh, and those other cipux packages accepted recently does the same, so
perhaps you should throw those out too. :-P
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