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Re: The 'git' Debian package in squeeze

On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 05:06:02PM +0200, Vincent Danjean wrote:
> Note that adding a release (squeeze) without a git package will not
> solve the problem: the git/lenny package will not be removed from
> the system without an explicit action of the administrator.
> And the administrator can already remove the empty git/lenny package.

Having a release in between with no git package means that the git package
will be reported as 'obsolete' in frontends such as aptitude, so users who
pay attention to such things on upgrade have an opportunity to take action.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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