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Re: Bug#610948: unblock: ghostscript/8.71~dfsg2-8

Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 01:13:21PM -0600, Jonathan Nieder wrote:

>> I'd like it.  apt's heuristics are kind of goofy, and if I
>> understand correctly then removing Breaks removes a small chance
>> of apt getting confused and deciding to remove ghostscript as part
>> of an upgrade.
> Whoah - if there is the slightest risk of that I agree it is worth
> the effort.
> Any other complaints, before I start compiling?

None from my end.  I should mention that I'm not an apt/aptitude
resolver expert; on the contrary, I'm terrified of those algorithms.
So please take my worry with a grain of salt.

> P.S.  Beware that you posted only to me!  I respond equally to
> respect eventual privacy concerns of yours, but recommend you to
> repost.

I had only wanted to mention why that change would be a comfort; it
didn't seem like something to spend the release team's time on (since
anyway, they seem to prefer less change, all else being equal).

Cc-ing debian-printing so others can correct me or provide pointers.


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