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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 8:09 AM, Michael Stone <mstone@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> It does make backports easier. More than one generation back, though, the
> value diminishes rapidly.

If the transitional package was added late to stretch, it will
probably still be needed in Ubuntu until Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Jeremy Bicha