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Bug#508644: mass bugfiling (against 8 packages) and/or new package default-mta

On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 04:55:23PM +0100, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Hello,

> [exim4 hat on]
> Neither me nor Marc could come up with obvious problems in the
> proposal. I doubt this is an importartant data point, though. I do
> not think I am exceptionally qualified to find any problems (if
> they exist). ;-)

> We could have a exim4 upload implementing in sid this rather
> quickly after receiving a go.

I think you could reasonably add the Provides: default-mta in your next
upload of exim4 without imposing any obligation on other packages.  I think
it should be straightforward to get this change through the policy process,
but if not you can just back it out again in a later upload with no harm

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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