USN-186-1 (mozilla, mozilla-firefox) updates broken on Hoary
john.dong at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 16:08:12 CDT 2005
I don't have any objections to this. And yes, I'd love to have some help
doing so -- transitional packages that end up in official hoary-backports
would be great.
On 9/25/05, Reinhard Tartler <siretart at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/25/05, Reinhard Tartler <siretart at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 9/25/05, John Dong <john.dong at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > The people who have hoary-backports 1.0.6 installed cannot transition
> > > to hoary-security style, non-breezy mozilla-firefox packages without
> > > overwrite warnings, unless hoary-security gets a Conflicts: firefox
> line in
> > > their rules.
> > John, this is not right.
> > You could easily install a transition package in your backports
> > repository, which enables users upgrading to the version of firefox in
> > warty and hoary on security.ubuntu.com <http://security.ubuntu.com>without any user interaction.
> > And excatly this was proposed by Martin Pitt.
> btw, you do know how to create empty packages, which just depends on
> the new package name, do you?
> (Exactly this was proposed by pitti in his original mail).
> Do you have any objections with this solution? Need help with this?
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