Bug#881461: frei0r-plugins: Breaks frei0r-plugins (<= 1.1.22)

Kingsley G. Morse Jr. kingsley at loaner.com
Sun Nov 12 23:50:47 UTC 2017

Hi Sebastian,

Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts.

It seems to me you asked a reasonable question:

> Why should frei0r-plugins break itself?

Through no fault of your own, when I filed the bug
report, I 

    1.) was unaware that a source package named
        just "frei0r" existed, and

    2.) failed to mention I assumed 

        a.) the "Breaks" header referred to a
            non-existent package, and

        b.) what the original author meant was to say 
            frei0r-plugins broke an *earlier version*
            of itself.


You were right!

I was wrong!

But, but, but, I now find myself wondering if
maybe the "Breaks:" header should just be removed.



    a.) it doesn't make sense for a package to
        break itself, then maybe
    b.) it also doesn't make sense for a package
        to break its own source package.

I dunno.

And I don't have a strong preference.

Thanks again for sharing your thoughts.

I find I often benefit from other peoples' point
of view.

Now seems to be one of those times!



Time is the fire in which we all burn.

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