Re: fixing debian-security-support upgrades from stretch (for good)
- Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 13:42:23 +0200
- From: Santiago Vila <sanvila@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: fixing debian-security-support upgrades from stretch (for good)
On Mon, May 13, 2019 at 11:32:36AM +0000, Holger Levsen wrote:
> so there is "#928172 debian-security-support: fails to upgrade from 'testing':
> dpkg: error: error executing hook" which happens when base-files is upgraded
> before debian-security-support (but doesnt happen if d-s-s is upgraded first...)
> So I think this can only be fixed properly (=without asking people to
> upgrade to the latest stretch pointrelease but instead allowing upgrades
> to buster from *any* stretch pointrelease) by adding a "pre-depends:
> debian-security-support (>= 2019.04.25)" to base-files in buster.
Please no, this would make debian-security-support essential de-facto.
We should allow debian-security-support to propagate to testing first.
Then I can just add a Breaks: debian-security-support (<= version-in-stretch)
Please tell me what's wrong with that.