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Re: Bug#268325: debootstrap: Please include libgnutls11 in sarge target

On 2004-08-27 Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 27, 2004 at 09:39:59AM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> > Package: debootstrap
> > One of sarge's goals was to try to get rid of libgnutls10 and use
> > libgnutls11 instead. However debootstrap does not install it for sarge
> > and therefore exim4 cannot switch.

> It'll break d-i testing if you change exim4 before a new d-i release
> candidate is made,

I am aware of that, conversion would need to work like this:
1) debootstrap installs *both* gnutls11 and gnutls10
2) This version of debootstrap is used in a d-i release.
3) exim4 switches
4) exim4 is in testing
5) debootstrap drops gnutls10
6) new d-i release with both new exim and new debotstrap.

> and since we're only planning one more d-i release candidate for
> sarge I doubt that you'll get this into sarge anyway. This is
> exactly why the base system was frozen.

That is what I was afraid of. :-( I had hoped Matthias Urlichs had
found a loophole. It is ugly, but if cannot be done, it cannot be

I am still going to try to pursue the plan drafted above, even if it
gets stuck art 2) but I'll upload exim4-gnutls10 to tpu, too.
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