PPA should not remove outdated packages needed as dependencies
Suppose my ppa contains
bzr-gtk 1.2 (depends: bzr 1.2)
and I upload a new bzr 1.3, but have not yet uploaded bzr-gtk 1.3. The PPA will delete bzr 1.2. This leaves bzr-gtk uninstallable.
It would be better if it left old packages around either if they are depended-upon, or perhaps for several weeks regardless. Then at least apt would give people the choice to get 1.2 of both, or 1.3 without bzr-gtk.
|Changed in launchpad:|
|importance:||Undecided → High|
|Martin Pool (mbp) wrote : Re: [Bug 209515] Re: PPA should not remove outdated packages needed as dependencies||#8|