Re: cleaning up cruft from unstable
On Wed, 2011-07-27 at 12:23 +0200, Torsten Werner wrote:
> there are still some outdated binary packages in unstable that are older
> than their version in stable. Those binary packages are currently built
> from 94 source packages. I plan to remove these outdated binary packages
> as they will never be part of a future release. It is interesting that
> only Architecture: hurd-i386 is effected. You can find a full list at
> <http://ftp-master.debian.org/users/twerner/pre-squeeze.txt>. I am going
> to remove the packages in several steps starting with packages that have
> no reverse (Build-)Depends. That gives you some time for fixing
> important stuff. Please let me know if you see any problems.
Regarding file this has been fixed by upstream in version 5.06, see
#612742. There is even a newer version 5.07 available, see #626340. When
the DM packages the new version these problems will be gone.