Re: busybox_0.45-1_i386.changes REJECTED
On Sat, Jul 01, 2000 at 10:24:53AM -0600, Erik Andersen wrote:
> This package is _supposed_ to violate policy. It is to be used exclusivly by
> the debian-installer. There is no way you could ever even install it onto your
> workstation, since it conflicts with dpkg.
Then why is it going into the distribution proper?
I still suggest discussing this on -devel or -policy.
> However, we might want to come up with a new section of the archive to
> put such packages, since they arn't really full quality .deb's. I think
> woody/main/install-i386/modules/ makes sense, or something like that.
> woody/main/binary-i386/installer/ may be easier to set up, but is a bit
> less clean.
Indeed, this is a good idea. But it still needs to be discussed (and
not on -boot, it is about the installer, not the distribution).
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