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Re: packages which dropped some archs

On Mon, Sep 06, 2004 at 11:18:20AM -0700, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:
> > The problem in the general case is that someone needs to make a decision
> > whether out-of-date binaries for a package should be removed, or if they
> > represent buginess in the newest package that should be fixed before
> > it's allowed into a release.  I'm not keen on making these decisions
> > without the imprimatur of the ftpmasters.
> Why isn't the say-so of the package's maintainer sufficient?

It often affects the whole architecture as well as the maintainer.
ftpmaster is usually pretty reliable at getting the intersection right,
and they do listen to the maintainer.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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