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Re: transition to usrmerge to start around 2022-09-15 (next Thursday)

On 2022-09-10 15:37 +0200, Ansgar wrote:

> the transition to usrmerge as described in [1] is planned to start
> around 2022-09-15 (next Thursday).
> init-system-helpers 1.65~exp1 in experimental adds the new dependency on
> "usrmerge | usr-is-merged" and will be uploaded to unstable to start the
> transition. Feel free to test and report any issues.

> Recent versions of debootstrap[2] will setup the usr-is-merged package to
> avoid installing additional dependencies required by usrmerge.

This does not quite work as intended, because debootstrap's simplistic
resolver only ever looks at the first alternative in dependencies, and
so usrmerge gets installed anyway.  See #768062, for instance.


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