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Re: bash migrating to testing

On Sat, Nov 08, 2003 at 01:05:02AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 08, 2003 at 01:29:11AM +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
> > update-excuses lists for bash:
> > 
> > # bash (2.05b-2-8.1 to 2.05b-2-11)
> > 
> >     * Maintainer: Matthias Klose
> >     * 22 days old (needed 5 days)
> >     * Valid candidate 
> > 
> > but it's not migrated to testing. hints needed?

> update_output.txt says that bash-static is uninstallable on mips, which
> is due to locales being uninstallable there. We probably need to wait
> for glibc to sort its life out generally.

BTW, does anybody know why glibc's dependencies are that strict, i.e.
why locales depends on the exact same version of libc6? I am sure that
compability breaks at some point but I wonder if e.g. locales 2.3.2.ds1-10
would not run fine with libc6 2.3.2.ds1-9.
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