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Re: possible MBF: automatically detecting unused build dependencies

On Monday, July 28, 2014 12:07:58 Johannes Schauer wrote:
> Hi,
> Quoting gregor herrmann (2014-07-28 11:45:14)
> > > ==> libxml-parser-perl_2.41-1.arch-all.unusedbd <==
> > > sharutils=1:4.14-2
> > 
> > Already fixed in 2.41-2.
> thanks!
> > I assume you're planning to do a new run before actually filing the
> > bugs?
> I cannot do a new run before September because I'm moving places twice
> within the next month and thus do not have a stable always-on machine
> available during that time. The only thing that could change this would be
> if I found easily accessible compute time elsewhere (I asked at
> debian-qa@l.d.o:
> http://lists.debian.org/20140726090503.4150.56356@hoothoot )
> I thought that hardly any build dependencies get removed over time so that
> it would still be appropriate to fill bugreports for the June results now.
> If that would not be appreciated then I'll re-run the whole thing once I
> settled in at our new place some time in September.

It is quite common for people to fix things based on the initial discussion 
about an impending MBF, so I think it would be less than impolite to not 
acknowledge that by filing bugs on obsolete data.

The two packages that I show up for are fixed as well.

Scott K

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