On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 05:48:26PM +0100, Michael Biebl wrote:
> Am 28.02.2014 09:44, schrieb Ralf Treinen:
> > Package: plasma-widget-networkmanagement-dbg
> > Version:
> > Severity: serious
> > User: trei...@debian.org
> > Usertags: edos-outdated
> > 
> > Hello,
> > 
> > plasma-widget-networkmanagement-dbg is not installable in sid since it
> > depends on:
> > 
> > plasma-widget-networkmanagement (=
> > 
> > However, the version of plasma-widget-networkmanagement in sid is,
> > and this package is now provided by the plasma-nm source package.
> Upstream has renamed the software and the binary packages were renamed
> accordingly. We do provide a transitional package for
> plasma-widget-networkmanagement to enable smooth upgrades, but none for
> plasma-widget-networkmanagement-dbg, that's why the version numbers are
> no longer in sync.
> As you can see [1], plasma-widget-networkmanagement-dbg is no longer
> built from the package and you should install plasma-nm-dbg now.
> I guess we just need an ftp master to clean up the outdated
> plasma-widget-networkmanagement-dbg in their next cruft removal.

You should ask ftp masters for removal of the networkmanagement source
package. The binary package will then be cleaned out by the automatic
cruft removal.

> We could provide a plasma-widget-networkmanagement-dbg transitional
> package as well. But then, the popcon numbers [2] are so low, that it's
> imho not worth the effort.

It still is a two-digit number in popcorn. All these users won't be able
to update, until they remove by hand the -dbg package. This makes it in
my opinion worhwhile to provide a transitional package also for the -dbg


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