[Piuparts-devel] Bug#656438: Bug#656438: piuparts: doing distupgrade tests of disapperaring packages

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Fri Jan 20 12:04:59 UTC 2012

Hi Andreas,

thanks for bringing up this issue in the BTS!

On Donnerstag, 19. Januar 2012, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> we need some solution to do distupgrade tests on "disappering" packages.

yes, that would be nice to have. 

> Possible outcomes:
> * the old package is left on the system after the distupgrade, this is
>   fine

actually, I'm not so sure this is fine as it means no security or other 
support. So we could also just treat all these cases as failing, as certainly 
a bug is in ordner.


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