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Re: How are things going?

On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 05:40:07AM +0300, Guillem Jover wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-09-28 at 16:51:33 -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 03:59:14PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> > > Steve Langasek wrote:
> > > > Since "Breaks field" here means "doesn't complain about the Breaks field",
> > > > rather than "honors the Breaks field", these changes look ok.

> Argh, I should have corrected this one, sorry. From the changelog:

>   * Add initial support for the Breaks field, by parsing but rejecting it.

Aha, then you're doing the right thing and I'm just confused.  Carry on :-)
> There's two ways to introduce it that I can think of now, but I'd opt
> for the first one, otherwise we'll need to wait a lot for this.

> Fast:
>   * etch
>     - dpkg parse but reject.
>   * etch+1:
>     - dpkg full support.
>     - require to upgrade dpkg first from etch to etch+1.
>     - packages using the field in the archive (not the ones that dpkg
>       (pre-)depends on though).

Yep, sounds doable to me.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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