Subject: ClamAV supportability in stable releases
The release team have been asked to remove ClamAV from testing (and
hence the next stable release. See bug #587058.
The issue seems to be that it's not supportable in stable due to the
upstream maintainers deciding to upgrade their data files in a way that
isn't binary compatable with previous versions.
A couple of options have been mentioned for what to do with this,
including volatile. I'm opening this mail thread for discussion, and if
no one comments then I'll go ahead and action the bug report in two
weeks. For avoidance of doubt, this will also affect reverse
depends, see dd-list below.
(Release team hat)
Daniel Leidert (dale) <email@example.com>
ClamAV Team <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Debian Python Modules Team <email@example.com>
Cédric Delfosse <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Robert S. Edmonds <email@example.com>
Jochen Friedrich <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thomas Goirand <email@example.com>
Stephen Gran <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Marc Haber <email@example.com>
Scott Kitterman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Rene Mayrhofer <email@example.com>
Michael Meskes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
David Paleino <email@example.com>
Siegfried-Angel Gevatter Pujals <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Michael Tautschnig <email@example.com>
Alexander Wirt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Paul Wise <email@example.com>
< linuxpoet> rails is a perversion
< mc> someone who use pgsql as calculator shouldnt talk of perversion.