[Piuparts-devel] Bug#856845: piuparts.debian.org: jessie2bpo has >400 packages in dependency-failed-testing status

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Tue Mar 21 16:45:26 UTC 2017

Hi Michael,

On Sun, Mar 19, 2017 at 05:31:16PM +0100, Michael Biebl wrote:
> both systemd and udev need to be upgraded in lockstep:
> a/ udev has Breaks/Replaces systemd (<< 224-2)
> b/ systemd has a Breaks/Replaces udev (<< 228-5)
> Forcing the upgrade of only one of the two will fail.

if this is the case, then I think the packages metadata *must* express this,
probably by depending on the appropriate udev/systemd versions.

you cannot expect users to do the right thing by themselves ;-)

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