On Tue, 13 Feb 2018, Julien Cristau wrote: > On 02/13/2018 04:29 PM, Raphael Hertzog wrote: > > I believe that we have had quite some testing already last time and I > > would be surprised if we got many more RC bugs on dpkg that had to be fixed > > on a short timeframe. I guess nobody can give you any assurance but > > I'm sure that you can downgrade those bugs pointing to this discussion > > and showing that this was part of the deal. > > If we break user systems we don't get to downgrade bugs on the basis > that "we knew we were doing a half assed job with this transition". > That's not part of the deal we're making with our users.
Granted, but RC bugs against dpkg does not translate into "break user systems". I would be very surprised if we found out a tool using dpkg --search that would break the system on which it is running because it did not get an answer to a specific dpkg --search query. Cheers, -- Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer Support Debian LTS: https://www.freexian.com/services/debian-lts.html Learn to master Debian: https://debian-handbook.info/get/