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Re: Testing removals for GTK 1.2 removal

+ Moritz Muehlenhoff (Wed, 22 Apr 2009 19:05:38 +0200):

> Or maybe I'm misunderstanding you and uninstallable packages are removed
> automatically from testing?

On the contrary, it’s gtk1.2 and imlib that britney won’t remove from
testing as long as they have reverse dependencies in testing (ie.,
britney won’t let a removal to leave uninstallables around).

So the options indeed are doing a mass-removal by hand, and then
packages that get fixed get back in once they depend on gtk2; or to
delay the mass-removal, and only perform it after a reasonable period in
which gtk1.2 reverse dependencies have had some time to get ported.

We’ll think about it.


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