Re: Withdraw mt-st package?
> cpio's mt is definitely not sufficient. It is missing necessary
> functionality to run the st driver. Withdrawing mt-st completely
> would make debian not sufficient for those with scsi tape drives.
Ian Murdock -- You're listed as the cpio maintainer.
Do you agree? If so, how do you want to handle this?
> >If mt-st is retained, the conflict which it has with the mt
> >program in the cpio package should be dealt with.
> mt-st should replace the mt in the cpio package, and the diffs
> to the cpio package should reflect the program change.
> Does that sound like a reasonable solution? mt-st is necessary,
> cpio's mt is not sufficient, mt-st contains a superset of the cpio
> mt's functionality, so mt-st is the obvious replacement.
- Pick up mt-st and incorporate it into cpio?
- Unbundle cpio and mt into separate binary packages and have the mt and
mt-st packages declare mutual conflicts?
- Something else?