Re: Update manager replacement?
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On 2008-07-01 18:16, Stackpole, Chris wrote:
> * I don't know the details about it, I just saw the posting about a week
> ago and thought "huh that's interesting" and went on my way. Sorry for
> not keeping the link. I will look for it again and if I find it, I will
> post back.
As I understand it, the removal was caused by some release managers
trying to cut the number of release critical bugs by removing packages
with release critical bugs from 'testing'. There was some discussion on
debian-devel some time ago [1,2 including the threads].
This means that the package will be unavailable for 'testing' and only
reenter after a quarantine period with no RC bugs reported. A similar
mishap occured to ntp.
One workaround is to grab a copy of the .deb from your working box (if
it hasn't been 'aptitude clean'ed. Another to fetch it from .
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