[Pkg-net-snmp-devel] Bug#561124: Bug#561124: net-snmp: speaks of snmp-mibs-downloader which isn't found anywhere

Gerfried Fuchs rhonda at deb.at
Tue Dec 15 20:31:06 UTC 2009

	Hi! :)

* Jochen Friedrich <jochen at scram.de> [2009-12-15 17:35:08 CET]:
>> It would had been much more helpful if the stuff that you introduced
>> in would have stayed around until the extra package is
>> ready to use. I can understand from reading the bugreports why you
>> chose this path - but really, not having the other package ready
>> rather opens new bugs instead of fixing those. :)
> Isn't testing just what the name says? :)

 I see the smiley, but no. ;)  Actually, experimental would be that

> At least this way around all packages have a chance to pop up that
> don't work without the MIBs.

 Erm, they would pop up anyway because the download facility you had in
the package can't be active by default, and the package you ITPed has a
different name (and would still not contain them).

> According to Bug #557434 any package which would need the MIBs can't
> stay in main.

 That's correct, but a completely different part of the issue. :)

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