Re: Official Debian 2.0 CD master images
Rev. Joseph Carter wrote:
> On Tue, May 26, 1998 at 06:41:25PM +0200, Richard Braakman wrote:
> > Of course, my choices were somewhat arbitrary; perhaps this is a good
> > opportunity for public review.
> A point or two...
> Content-Description: /home/dark/debian/override.hamm.nonus
> > mutt optional non-us/mail
> This is in main/mail because it's quite free even in the US and the like.
> The mutt-i package is another story.
Oh. Then why is mutt in non-us? :-)
lftp nonus.debian.org:/debian-non-US/hamm/binary-i386> ls mutt*
-rw-r--r-- 1 1027 201 329444 May 15 08:34 mutt-i_0.91.1i-7.deb
-rw-r--r-- 1 1027 201 201824 Mar 3 13:49 mutt_0.89.1i-1.deb
Hmm, looks like it's an old version that should be removed from non-us.
The one in main is version number 0.91.1-7.
Ah, this is already reported as bug #19123.
> > pgp5i optional non-us/utils
> > rsaref extra non-us/devel
> Why extra for rsaref? It's not likely to specifically break anything is it?
Well, it's marked "extra" in its debian/control file. And the
description says: "This package is needed only to build the PGP
package. It is not required to use the PGP package."
If it's only useful for compiling PGP with rsaref, then I would call
that "specialised requirements".
> Also, considering the security problems with pgp5, I would suggest that be
> extra rather than optional.
What security problems? The ones I've heard of till now were all
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