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Re: Bug#196367: debian-policy: clarify what to do about priority mismatches

On Sat, Jun 07, 2003 at 10:02:14PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> On Sat, 7 Jun 2003 16:33:23 +0100, Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> said: 
> > Yes yes, we know all that. However, hundreds of release-critical bug
> > reports cause very real practical problems for our release
> > management processes, especially when they are unnecessary. 
> 	Hundreds of RC bugs? Is this hyperbole, you you have the data
>  to back that up?

It is not hyperbole. By my count,
http://ftp-master.debian.org/unmet-deps/unmet-unstable-i386.html shows
256 instances of packages depending on other packages with lower
priority. I suppose some of them may collapse down to single bugs but
it's still a lot.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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