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Re: beta release update

On Sun, Oct 09, 2005 at 12:53:22PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Sven Luther wrote:
> > > FWIW, Joey and I agree and Joey is separating the manual from the 
> > > installer itself as I write this mail.
> > 
> > So, why did you need to go into the sven-bashing in the above paragraph ? You
> > say i am completely stupid and have no idea what i speak about, and now that ?
> I think that what Frans was trying to say was that we've been aware of
> these issues with the manual for some time and have been working on
> splitting it out of the d-i package since before Oldenburg.

Ok, so why not saying so, instead of saying i am incompetent ? 

> > Well, the other possibility for this would be for poxml and stuff to change
> > the poxml and other non-arch-dep stuff to use :
> > 
> >   (7.6 of the debian policy)
> >   Build-Depends-Indep, Build-Conflicts-Indep
> >       The Build-Depends-Indep and Build-Conflicts-Indep fields must be
> >       satisfied when any of the following targets is invoked: build,
> >       build-indep, binary and binary-indep.
> > 
> > If you had used that since the begining, things would have been much easier
> > for the porters and all. 
> That's never been a very viable option since the debian-installer-manual
> is not arch indep and served the dual purpose of keeping the buildds
> happily building the non-deb parts of d-i.



Sven Luther

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