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

Karsten Hilbert Karsten.Hilbert at gmx.net
Tue Nov 6 08:23:51 UTC 2007

On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 09:50:12AM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:

> indeed, Debian packages are not meant to be compiled and installed on
> different branches. What happens with gnumed-common classically happens
> with any binary program which depends on a library that has a higher
> version number in Testing/Unstable than in Stable.
Apparently that wasn't so for python-support until very

> For instance, when
> there is a major upgrade of the libc, most binary packages containing C
> programs just do not install anymore on Stable.
I understand.

> So in conclusion, as Steffen said, rebuilding for Etch in Etch is the
> way. We could also think about distributing such rebuild packages
> somewhere if gnumed-client is still in a fast development cycle, and
> cherry-pick the best ones for backports.org (which can only accept
> packages signed by official DDs).

Don't bother, the usage statistics doesn't warrant that type
of effort.

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