[Aptitude-devel] Bug#799918: Bug#799918: apt-get proves I am innocent

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 01:11:42 UTC 2015

2015-10-25 1:52 GMT+01:00 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson <jidanni at jidanni.org>:
>>>>>> "MAFM" == Manuel A Fernandez Montecelo <manuel.montezelo at gmail.com> writes:
> MAFM> sid is subject to massive changes and in-place library updates. This
> MAFM> can result in a very unstable system which contains packages that
> MAFM> cannot be installed due to missing libraries, dependencies that cannot
> MAFM> be fulfilled etc. Use it at your own risk!
> OK.
> So in the case of packages that cannot be installed I suppose the
> standard procedure would be: bugs should be filed against them and only
> closed when they are once more installable, or the package is removed
> from sid, no?

No, not for known transitions -- it would only add noise, and in
general they get sorted out "quickly" (a few days or couple of weeks
max).  Except the massive libstdc++6 one back in August that took 2
months or so... but also reporting bugs would not have helped to get
it sorted out more quickly.

BTW qgis is already rebuilt against the new gdal, should be
installable once it reaches your mirrors -- unless it conflicts with
packages not yet rebuilt in the same transition, or unrelated


Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo <manuel.montezelo at gmail.com>

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