> > Quoting Aurelien Jarno (firstname.lastname@example.org): (original bug report) > > > Package: apt > > > Version: 0.6.46.2 > > > Severity: serious > > > Justification: Policy 2.5 > > > > > > apt is of priority "important" and depends on debian-archive-keyring > > > which is of priority "standard". > > > > > > This violate policy 2.5: > > > "Packages must not depend on packages with lower priority values > > > (excluding build-time dependencies). In order to ensure this, the > > > priorities of one or more packages may need to be adjusted." > > > > (then comes a comment from me) > > My first reaction is that it would be wiser to bump the priority of > > debian-archive-keyring rather than: > > > > -lower that of apt > > > > or > > > > -reove the dependency on debian-archive-keyring > > > > Comments? (then a comment by Daniel Burrows) > > Sounds right to me. The ftpmasters can do this without an upload > AFAIK. Release managers, do you have a comment on that issue? Bumping the priority of debian-archive-keyring to "important", with an ftpmaster override, seems the most appropriate solution here. Then this bug, downgraded, could be reassigned to debian-archive-keyring so that its control file fits the overridden priority.
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