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Re: R 3.0.0 and required rebuilds of all reverse Depends: of R

On Wed, Apr 03, 2013 at 10:29:26PM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> It seems that most reverse dependencies for iceweasel are l10n
> packages and extensions, so that one can consider them as part
> of the upgrade. The remaining dependencies seem to have a form
> like iceweasel | www-browser. So, what would be wrong?

That the extensions also need to be updated, for the very least.

> Not also that in practice, many (most?) users will use a backport.
> So, if some real reverse dependency would be affected by a change
> in the iceweasel version, it rather needs to be fixed now.

I presume most users of a backport don't use packaged extensions at all.

> I mean the update of the package in testing. A RC bug is a way to
> block transitions from happening there; a freeze is not needed.

Multiple transitions then get entangled.

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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