Re: Old bug in ppmtofb is quite important
* Jaap Boender [Thu, 19 Feb 2009 13:47:01 +0100]:
> The explanation: since ppmtofb conflicts with any python version strictly
> higher than 2.4, any package that depends on python-2.4 will not be
> installable together with ppmtofb, hence the 1591 packages (a full list, with
> for every package the dependency path that links it to python is available at
> http://www.pps.jussieu.fr/~boender/ppmtofb_conflicts.txt ).
Thanks for this information. The package just needs to drop the
conflict, it's buggy anyway.
Additionally, maybe the package should be removed altogether (CC'ing
-qa). It has popcon 5, and hasn't seen a real upload for 6 years.
Adeodato Simó dato at net.com.org.es
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