Control: severity -1 grave
Contraol: tags -1 stretch sid

On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 12:50:11AM +0100, Jérémy Lal wrote:
> I should have done this long before, but npm should not stay in testing:
> - `npm install thisorthatmodule` is failing for a growing list of modules
> - might drop support for this old client at anytime now
> - it's not supportable (security-wise) and i'd advise against using it
> I'll use block this bug by the handful of packages depending on npm.

I'm raising the severity of these bugs accordingly.

Note that a missing dependency is also RC, so something like
  npm2deb: Please Recommend npm instead of Depend
does not sound like an option.

Removing npm from stretch implies that packages that are non-functional 
without npm also have to be removed from stretch.

> Jérémy



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        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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