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Re: MBF: please drop transitional dummy package foo (if they were part of two releases or more)

On Sun, Oct 15, 2017 at 10:49:37AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> I probably wouldn't bother.  Although the project doesn't formally
> support skip-upgrades, a fair few maintainers probably do so informally.

yeah, I following the assumption that upgrades are not skipped.

> > Probably it's more useful to file wishlist bugs against packages
> > depending on those… or should those be normal severity?
> Normal sounds reasonable to me.


> > Colin Watson <cjwatson@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >    openssh (U)
> There are some subtleties.  Filed as https://bugs.debian.org/878626.


> >    parted (U)
> This is blocked on reverse-dependencies.  I've filed:
>   https://bugs.debian.org/878626
>   https://bugs.debian.org/878627
>   https://bugs.debian.org/878630
>   https://bugs.debian.org/878628
you didnt file a bug against src:parted to drop libparted0-dev (and make
that one blocked by those 4 above), may I ask why? I guess to save one bug,
but I'm not sure :)


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