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Re: Downgrading a package to get it into upcoming release

On 2010-02-16 18:55 +0100, Michael Gilbert wrote:

>> all of these seem like rather complicated solutions.  wouldn't it be a
>> bit simpler to ask for removal from both testing and unstable, then once
>> that happens, upload the old (known stable) version of the package?
> oh, you would probably need a conflicts with the newer version and a
> README.Debian to explain what to do for users with the new version
> already installed.

Except that these users will never even see it if the version in the
archive is lower than the one they have installed.  Your proposal seems
like a non-starter to me.


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