How do tasks work now?
I'm having trouble finding documentation for the task system. Looking
at the available file on my machine, I see some packages include a
'Task:' field. Is this something each maintainer has to add to the
control file or is it managed using an override file? Are there
guidelines for creating tasks? I'm asking because we at debian-beowulf
would like to have tasks, parallel-computing and
parallel-computing-node. The first one is the set of packages to be
installed on a "master node" (development libraries, utilities,
daemons) and the second one are those that comprise a runtime
Another question, is tasksel excluded from the freeze? Can the task
descriptions be updated? As far as I can see those are stored on a
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