Re: kde-devel uninstallable in sarge
* Noah Meyerhans [Mon, 04 Apr 2005 15:52:27 -0400]:
> kde-devel is currently uninstallable in sarge due to kbugbuster
> depending on a non-existant libkcal2 package.
> Perhaps I missed something, but wasn't testing supposed to protect us
> against this?
> How did a package whose dependencies were unfulfillable
> propagate into testing?
Because it was forced in, for other reasons. Nor I, nor the RMs,
catched the issue, otherwise we would've acted differently (at least I
* Noah Meyerhans [Mon, 04 Apr 2005 16:19:07 -0400]:
> Should packages be removed from the archive while there are still other
> packages depending on them?
Not in testing, no (already explained why it did). Sometimes in
> We're supposed to be releasing sarge at
> some point, right? Doesn't the removal of a dependency move us a step
> in the wrong direction? Now we have to wait until the next version of
> KDE propagates to testing (and hope it doesn't introduce any new RC
Well, all this updates are 3.3.2 revisions, so it should be safe.
I apologize for the inconvenience. kdesdk 3.3.2-3 has been built on
arm today, and should migrate to testing today or tomorrow, so is not
Thanks for understanding,
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