[Debian-med-packaging] Bug#449440: severity is important

Karsten Hilbert Karsten.Hilbert at gmx.net
Mon Nov 5 22:05:43 UTC 2007

On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 10:52:00PM +0100, RKI Andreas wrote:

>> severity 449440 important
>     a bug which has a major effect on the usability of a package, without
>     rendering it completely unusable to everyone.

Precisely, that's what it does.

> Just a new version which will not make its way to stable is by no
> means important - not even valid as wishlist.  I will reset the
> severity and also tag it wontfix - because we simply can not fix
> this in Debian.

If that's so I would like to withdraw from Testing.

> Please remind: Something that might be important for your day to
> day work might have a really different importance for Debian as
> a distribution.  In this scope it is important to keep a system
> _stable_ which means = no new versions.

I don't in the least ask for a new version of GNUmed in
Debian/Stable. First of all I ask for a consistent
explanation of why gnumed-client cannot be installed
into a Stable system while can.

The only dependancy change between those two versions was
#447405 which removed python-pgsql and added

Would that be the reason ?

If so I wish to revert that fix because it worked before
that - the fix was merely cosmetic.

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