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

On Sun, May 11, 2008 at 07:57:53PM -0400, Filipus Klutiero wrote:
> If that's all what Steve meant, I'm not convinced that checking build-deps 
> would make testing transitions "far more brittle". I *guess* it would make 
> transitions at worst 20% harder.

20% harder is at least 30% too much.

> IMHO transitions are going fairly well currently. Symbols files support in 
> dpkg-shlibdeps made it easier and will continue to make it easier.

Symbols files are all but irrelevant to soname transitions, which are the
kind of transitions that cause problems.

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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