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Re: openjdk-6-jre-lib: unable to remove package

On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 19:19:08 -0500, Michael Gilbert wrote:

> openjdk has a bug that I personally consider serious [0], but the
> maintainer does not.  We can't seem to reach a consensus,
> so I am requesting a release team determination.
> The problem is that once openjdk-6-jre and openjdk-6-jre-lib are both
> installed in sid/squeeze, neither package is removable.  openjdk-6-jre-lib
> won't remove due to missing dependencies, and trying to remove
> openjdk-6-jre results in installing additional packages!  I consider this
> a serious issue since I'm now stuck with a bunch of packages that I
> can't get rid of.
> I would appreciate a ruling on whether this bug should be
> release-critical for squeeze?  Thank you very much for your time.
Regardless of anything else, I think you shouldn't be playing severity
ping pong with package maintainers.


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