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Re: Suggesting removal of gnome-pilot and friends

On Fri, Sep 19, 2003 at 02:45:06AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> Package: gnome-pilot
> Testing: 0.1.64-1
> Unstable: 2.0.10-2
> Bugs: not-filed
> Suggestion: remove-from-testing
> Analysis:
>  gnome-pilot depends on libpisock8 from the current pilot-link. kpilot,
>  from kdepim, also depends on libpisock8. However, the pilot-link in
>  testing only has libpisock4. This leads to the very bad situation that
>  both a big pile of GNOME packages and a big pile of KDE packages have
>  to be simultaneously ready for testing along with pilot-link in order
>  for any of them to shift. In particular, the current control-center
>  could now move into testing were it not that it breaks the testing (but
>  not unstable) version of gnome-pilot.
>  .
>  I suggest temporarily removing gnome-pilot and its few reverse
>  dependencies from testing in order to break this deadlock.

Thanks, AJ. This worked:

  control-center |  1:2.2.2-1 |       testing | source

Those three can be taken back out of allowremovepkgs now.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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