Please don't use blocker bugs this way. You could have uploaded a fixed package, or since you are an archive admin you could have removed the package from -proposed. But readding a dependency on python3-distutils is not a release-breaking bug that should be allowed to block migration.
** Changed in: matplotlib (Ubuntu) Status: New => Fix Released -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1762156 Title: the runtime dependency on python3-distutils is not needed To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/matplotlib/+bug/1762156/+subscriptions -- ubuntu-bugs mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-bugs