Re: premail is marked for autoremoval from testing
On Sat, Oct 22, 2016 at 11:24:46AM +0100, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> On Sat, 2016-10-22 at 11:17 +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > On Sat, Oct 22, 2016 at 04:39:13AM +0000, Debian testing autoremoval watch wrote:
> > > premail 0.46-10 is marked for autoremoval from testing on 2016-11-20
> > >
> > > It (build-)depends on packages with these RC bugs:
> > > 837712: xemacs21: FTBFS with bindnow and PIE enabled
> > Is this bogus?
> > I cannot see any direct or indirect (build-)depends of premail
> > on xemacs21.
> It would need someone more familiar with the autoremovals code to
> confirm, but I imagine it's due to premail's dependency on the
> "mail-reader" virtual package, which is provided by, among others,
> xemacs21-gnome-mule, xemacs21-gnome-mule-canna-wnn,
> xemacs21-gnome-nomule, xemacs21-mule, xemacs21-mule-canna-wnn and
Looking at the tracker page for premail  you seem to be right
regarding where the problem is:
premail already got removed from testing 4 times this year when
a mail-reader was removed, and always re-entered testing the
Some autoremoval bug involving virtual packages and contrib?
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