Quoting Ben Finney (2017-01-28 03:07:01) > Jérémy Lal <kapo...@melix.org> writes: > > > - or having a reverse (build-)dependency, or what's the point ? > > I am very much in favour of this: node libraries should be in Debian > to provide a library that is needed for some actual program of benefit > to Debian users.
Agreed. > But my eagerness to remove useless packages makes me worry that some > useful ones could be swept up also. > > One use case I don't see addressed: How will we ensure that a library > is not needed for some other package not yet uploaded to Debian? Removal from testing involves filing a bugreport to ftpmaster. I guess it makes sense if at all uncertain to first file bugreport against the package and cc this list - of not-to-high severity - suggesting the intent (removal from stretch or removal from Debian completely) some time (2 weeks?) before reasigning to ftpmaster. Discussing only here is not adequate: Being part of this team and subscribing to this mailinglist is voluntary. - Jonas -- * Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt * Tlf.: +45 40843136 Website: http://dr.jones.dk/ [x] quote me freely [ ] ask before reusing [ ] keep private