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Re: The future (or non-future) of ia32-libs

Thomas Goirand <zigo@debian.org> writes:
> On 06/23/2012 02:48 AM, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:

>> The helpfull error messages and holding back packages would have to be
>> ported to stable apt/aptitude to be any use for upgrades. And only
>> people updating to the latest stable point release would benefit from
>> it.

> Unfortunately, we never require that our users upgrade to the latest
> point release before upgrading to stable+1. So it would be nice to have
> this feature in a stable update, but this can't be a definitive
> solution.

We've frequently required users to upgrade specific packages to newer
versions prior to the general dist-upgrade to resolve various issues, such
as for the udev transition.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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