[Piuparts-devel] Bug#856845: piuparts.debian.org: jessie2bpo has >400 packages in dependency-failed-testing status
ansgar at debian.org
Tue Mar 21 17:05:59 UTC 2017
On Tue, 2017-03-21 at 16:45 +0000, Holger Levsen wrote:
> 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 ;-)
What should be wrong about the dependencies?
Note that you ask apt explicitly to break stuff (in the logs I see "
--force-yes" which is documented as potentially breaking systems; I
hope users don't use that).
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