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Re: please don't remove skkdic

On Mon, Aug 14, 2006 at 02:02:00AM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:

> > Hi, Frank and the release team,

> > On August 6, 2006 at 3:08PM -0600,
> > noreply (at henning.makholm.net) wrote:

> >>   HINTED FOR REMOVAL: skkdic 20040323-1.1
> >>     <http://ftp-master.debian.org/testing/hints/djpig>
> >>     # lets get this moving, #272127

> > This moving (migration from freecdb to tinycdb) was done and RC
> > bugs were fixed in skkdic 20040323-2, and the package is now well
> > maintained.  Please don't remove the skkdic package.

> This is "removal from testing", not "removal from unstable".  Removing the
> old version from 'testing' in some cases can make the new version get
> into 'testing' *faster*.

Not when the testing removal hint has been left in place for months after
the bug it was added for has been resolved.

> In this case, however, it doesn't seem to be working.  Let's look into why
> the new version has not made it into 'testing'.

Because there's a removal hint which Frank needs to remove.

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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