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Re: Suggestion for "fixing" RC bugs (binNMU + removal(s)).

On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 11:02:16PM +0200, Andreas Henriksson wrote:
> * binNMU for libgnorba27 (src:gnome-libs) should fix:
> #472861: libgnorba27 is uninstallable

This has already been done, the binaries are even in testing now.

> * Removal for gnome-lokkit (and lokkit while at it) because of:
> #473278: gnome-lokkit: FTBFS as libgnome-dev is not installable in sid

This is a spurious bug; the build-dependency was only uninstallable because
of the binNMU issue mentioned above.

> #395690: gnome-lokkit: missing binary-indep target in debian/rules
> (Policy 4.9)

It looks like this bug should be raised to severity: serious, in which case
it would be grounds for removal from testing.

> #460774: gnome-lokkit: your package depends from gnome-libs that is
> scheduled for removal

But this looks to me like a reason to remove the package from unstable, not
from testing.

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