Debian Bug report logs - #328144
RM: kcdlabel -- RoM; dead upstream, superseded

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Reported by: Adeodato Simó <>

Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2005 21:18:02 UTC

Severity: normal

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From: Adeodato Simó <>
Subject: RM: kcdlabel -- RoM; dead upstream, superseded
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2005 23:04:22 +0200

----- Forwarded message from Stephen Gran <> -----

From: Stephen Gran <>
To: Adeodato Simó <>,
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2005 08:53:59 +0100
Subject: Re: Bug#327947: kcdlabel: uninstallable; needs rebuild for the Qt/KDE transition

This one time, at band camp, Adeodato Simó said:
> Hello,

>   This is a grave bug filed against your package because it depends on
>   libqt3c102-mt, which no longer exists, thus rendering yor package
>   uninstallable in unstable. As part of the C++ ABI transition, this
>   library has moved to the libqt3-mt package.

>   Simply recompiling and uploading your package should be enough to fix
>   this; as per this mail [1], you need not bump your Qt, kdelibs or aRts
>   build-dependencies. Beware, though, that that may not be the case for
>   all the involved librares. Also, make sure that you build the package
>   in an up to date and clean sid environment, so that final dependencies
>   are correct. Please do this as soon as possible in order to accelerate
>   the Qt/KDE transition to testing.

>     [1]

>   Perhaps you find that your package fails to compile with gcc4. If
>   that's the case, there's probably a bug about it in the BTS, and it
>   may include a patch. If not (or if you have doubts about the
>   correctness of the patch), you may be able to find a fix in upstream's
>   CVS, or in the Ubuntu distribution. If your package fails only in arm,
>   m68k, and hppa, see instructions in the above mail.

>   Finally, if there's a strong reason for which your package should not
>   be NMUed, please note so in this bug report. Prospective NMUers will
>   read your reasoning, and will decide if it's strong enough to delay
>   their upload.

>   Thanks for your cooperation, and happy hacking!

>   P.S.: There may be an already reported bug against this package for
>   this very same reason. I've checked for that, and will be merging the
>   bugs soon. The reason for still filing this bug was to have the
>   opportunity of including the small bits of information above. I
>   apologize for the inconvenience.

I have been meaning to file a bug for the removal of this package, but
haven't goten around to it.  It is dead upstream, and it's functionality
is duplicated by other programs in the archive.  On top of that, the
general code quality is something less than I would like (which is why I
didn't want it releasing with stable).  Thanks for the prodding - I will
request a removal now.

Please do not NMU this package, obviously, but I wanted to be clear :)
|   ,''`.                                            Stephen Gran |
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any human being can fight and never stop fighting.
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From: Debian Archive Maintenance <>
Subject: Bug#328144: fixed
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2005 17:20:34 -0700
We believe that the bug you reported is now fixed; the following
package(s) have been removed from unstable:

  kcdlabel | 2.13-KDE3-3 | source, alpha, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390, sparc

Note that the package(s) have simply been removed from the tag
database and may (or may not) still be in the pool; this is not a bug.
The package(s) will be physically removed automatically when no suite
references them (and in the case of source, when no binary references
it).  Please also remember that the changes have been done on the
master archive ( and will not propagate to any
mirrors ( included) until the next cron.daily run at the

Packages are never removed from testing by hand.  Testing tracks
unstable and will automatically remove packages which were removed
from unstable when removing them from testing causes no dependency

Bugs which have been reported against this package are not automatically
removed from the Bug Tracking System.  Please check all open bugs and
close them or re-assign them to another package if the removed package
was superseded by another one.

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