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Re: Testing migration doesn't check build-depends?

On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 11:40:38AM +0200, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> * Fabio Tranchitella [Wed, 07 May 2008 07:12:57 +0200]:

> > britney (the testing migration script)
> > doesn't check build-dependencies. I don't know if it is release-team
> > intention to change this in the future or not, but it is how it's working
> > right now.

> Yes, I believe it'll be wanted at some point (personally not sure when
> until we could analyze the impact of the change).

That wouldn't be a good idea unless we first get support for keeping
old library packages around in testing to allow asynchronous transitions. 
Otherwise, testing transitions would become far more brittle than they
currently are.

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