Re: Britney error with the gossip package?
On Tue, 2008-10-07 at 20:21 +0100, Neil Williams wrote:
> $ rmadison libloudmouth1-0
> libloudmouth1-0 | 1.4.0-1 | testing | alpha, amd64, arm,
> armel, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390, sparc
> libloudmouth1-0 | 1.4.2-1 | unstable | alpha, amd64, arm,
> armel, hppa, hurd-i386, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390,
> How did gossip migrate with Build-Depends on a version of
> libloudmouth1-0 that still does not exist in Lenny?
britney only considers installability, not buildability.
That is to say, if package A depends on "B (>= 2)" then an appropriate
version of B must (in the absence of hints to the contrary) exist in
testing, but if A /build/-depends on "B (>= 2)" then britney does not
care whether B exists in testing at all, yet alone with the correct