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Re: libgettext-ruby-util; dependency bug on sarge


On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 04:05:53PM +0900, Tatsuki Sugiura wrote:

> I need suggestion for dependency bug #321191.
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=321191

> I apology about I forgot to fix this bug Long time.
> But now, I hesitate to upload or not for little fix.
> Problem Summary;

> I wrote wrong dependency for libgettext-ruby-util, that depends
> on "libgettext-ruby | libgettext-ruby1.8". Actually this is bad.
> When people install libgettext-ruby-util, apt will choice
> libgettext-ruby1.6 instead of 1.8. So these utils don't work.

> But, people can take a workaround who install libgettext-ruby1.8.

> And, I can fix this problem by just edit Depends field.
> It's all.

> Should I upload new version to sarge-proposed-update for this
> small fix? or, reduce priority of bug and say "install 1.8"?
> Please tell me your suggestion.

In my opinion, such a broken dependency is worth an update to stable.  The
ultimate decision rests with Joey, the Stable Release Manager.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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