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Re: Getting rid of an obsolete library package or let's say byebye to libsox-fmt-ffmpeg

On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 10:34 AM, Thibaut Paumard <thibaut@debian.org> wrote:
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> Le 21/01/2013 16:06, Pascal Giard a écrit :
>> In what seems to be in retrospect a misstep, I've uploaded a
>> version of sox (14.4.0-5) to fix #676167 [3] but that also has
>> disabled ffmpeg. I moved ahead as looking at the reverse
>> dependencies, I did not see any package that explicitely depended
>> on libsox-fmt-ffmpeg. I also think that if any package indirectly
>> depends on libsox-fmt-ffmpeg via libsox-fmt-all, it must already be
>> broken as, again, the ffmpeg support in SoX is oh so very broken.
>> Now, looking at the excuses [4] it seems I should have done
>> something special to get rid of libsox-fmt-ffmpeg. How do I
>> properly get rid of libsox-fmt-ffmpeg ?
> Hi,
> Nothing to do, you're fine (for unstable). libsox-fmt-ffmpeg will
> eventually be removed by the routine cruft removal procedure.
> On the other hand, if you want libsox-fmt-ffmpeg removed from testing
> (which may be the right thing to do if it's that broken), you should
> contact the release team.
> Please read:
> http://wiki.debian.org/ftpmaster_Removals

Hi Thibaut,

Will do, thanks for the tip!



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