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Re: Debian Hurd package dependencies [Was: GSoC application deadline pas
Re: Debian Hurd package dependencies [Was: GSoC application deadline passed]
Wed, 19 Mar 2008 10:58:12 +0000
Michal Suchanek, le Wed 19 Mar 2008 10:53:13 +0100, a écrit :
> On 18/03/2008, Samuel Thibault <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Michal Suchanek, le Tue 18 Mar 2008 17:01:21 +0100, a écrit :
> > > > > Plus keep all versions of packages on some "hurd-core" list until
> > > > > somebody manually marks a newer version as verified working.
> > > >
> > > > It's not necessarily so simple, you need to check all the rdeps etc.
> > >
> > > But checking rdeps can be automated, and it's supposedly already
> > > working for the Debian archive.
> > It usually has lot of problems and needs manual intervention.
> What kind of problems?
Libraries transitions & such.
> If packages are missing it should be resolved by archiving a minimal
> set of packages that are required for a decent base system.
That's what "testing" does yes.
> If there are other problems these are bugs that should be fixed.
And that are fixed by hand in a distributed way by debian developpers.
Doing it ourselves would be a big job.