It would be nice to have a way to test whether a package is ready for stable, at least in terms of dependencies.
I.e. right now, when I want to move a package to stable, there is no easy way to verify that all its deps are actually fulfilled in the stable tree. Of course I can temporarily disable the unstable tree, but that won't work if some of the deps of the package are installed.
So right now the only alternative seems to be to have a second Fink installation with only stable installed, and test the deps with this extra Fink installation. But that's rather a lot of work to do it, and not everybody can and will want to do that.
It should be possible (and not *that* hard, although also not trivial) to write a command Fink ("fink check-stable, ? Maybe an addon to the validator) which does that. In brief, it would only read the stable tree(s), ignore the list of installed packages and then, with only this restricted list of packages, would check whether the package is stable ready or not.
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