Check for dependencies on stubs

Dagobert Michelsen dam at
Mon Aug 4 11:31:20 CEST 2014

Hi Peter,

Am 04.08.2014 um 10:48 schrieb Peter Bonivart <bonivart at>:

> On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 10:42 AM, Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński
> <maciej at> wrote:
>> Hm, this package indeed has no reverse dependencies, but its
>> catalogname does not end with _stub, so the script doesn't consider it
>> a stub. Maybe we could improve this logic, but I thought we did a good
>> job at keeping stubs _stub. How else to tell if a package is a stub?
> Ok, so that's the trigger, maybe that package is too old to get _stub
> added from GAR? I know we handled stubs differently before, see
> for example.
> Maybe have multiple triggers, "Transitional package" in description,
> "stub" in version? That should catch most of them I think.

Yes, that is too old. IMHO we can focus on the new obsoletion with _stub added
as no new packages not conforming to the obsoletion rules are pushed.

Best regards

  — Dago

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