Re: Old bug in ppmtofb is quite important
On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 03:45:01PM +0100, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> * Jaap Boender [Thu, 19 Feb 2009 13:47:01 +0100]:
> Hello, Jaap.
> > The explanation: since ppmtofb conflicts with any python version strictly
> > higher than 2.4, any package that depends on python-2.4 will not be
> > installable together with ppmtofb, hence the 1591 packages (a full list, with
> > for every package the dependency path that links it to python is available at
> > http://www.pps.jussieu.fr/~boender/ppmtofb_conflicts.txt ).
> Thanks for this information. The package just needs to drop the
> conflict, it's buggy anyway.
> Additionally, maybe the package should be removed altogether (CC'ing
> -qa). It has popcon 5, and hasn't seen a real upload for 6 years.
I have filed for removal: