[Pkg-crosswire-devel] Getting rid of libsword6 (was: Re: RFS: bibletime 2.0-1 for Debian unstable )

Dmitrijs Ledkovs dmitrij.ledkov at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 14:41:13 BST 2009

2009/6/4 Jonathan Marsden <jmarsden at fastmail.fm>:
> Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote:
>>> http://www.debian.org/doc/developers-reference/pkgs.html#removing-pkgs
>>> but let's wait until xiphos & bibletime are in unstable
>> This one has the keywords to be used
>> http://ftp-master.debian.org/removals.txt
>> by the looks of it we will have to manually request removal
> OK, thanks.
> On a similar but slightly different theme:
>  http://packages.qa.debian.org/s/sword.html
> shows that something somewhere still expects sword 1.6.0 to be producing
> a libsword6 binary package, and leaving the old ones around is seen as a
> problem... do we need to do anything so that the ftpmaster will remove
> libsword6 ?  Or just be patient?
> Jonathan

Be patient. Old gnomesword is still in unstable/testing and it binary
depends on libsword6. It was superseeded by libsword8 but the binary
should not yet be removed from the archive because gnomesword is still

Yeah it looks ugly on the package page but it works with apt.....

With best regards

Dmitrijs Ledkovs (for short Dima),
Ледков Дмитрий Юрьевич

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