Re: Bug#47913: console-tools-libs: Priority required causes dselect problems on serial console machines
Adam Di Carlo writes:
> > > Actually, ATM, we have console-data in base, but not console-tools*.
> > > Maybe this is a problem...
> >Probably. You may note I'm not quite at ease with the notion of a
> >"base" section anyway. I just checked in the policy and packaging
> >manual, to refresh in my mind the official statements about this, but
> >could not even find them. Could someone here point me to the right
> >doc ?
> Base doens't have a doc. It is defined as the packages which are in
> baseX_Y.tgz as defined by the boot-floppies, that's all. Obviously,
> it should be a stand-alone mini-distro.
But is even a mini-distro needed ? Wouldn't a simple "Base: yes" tag
be sufficient ? Or can't we just rely on the choices made by the boot
Both solutions (mini-distro and "boot-team-driven selection") would
allow us to use decent sectionning for this software. "Section: base"
is really confusing to new users, AFAICT !
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