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Re: While documenting the source tree layout...

On Monday 16 January 2006 14:21, Shaun Jackman wrote:
> 2006/1/15, Rob Landley <rob@landley.net>:
> > Would someone please explain to me what the following directories are
> > for:
> >
> > 1) debian
> >
> > No, this isn't deban-utils, this is build scripts, variant
> > configurations, and packaging stuff for the use that debian made of
> > busybox about three years ago.  I'm all for debian using busybox, but why
> > on earth does the busybox tarball contain three year old copies of
> > debian-specific config files?  ... I say nuke this directory.
> I agree. I maintain a number of Debian packages myself. Including the
> 'debian' directory in the upstream source is difficult to coordinate.
> It invariably becomes stale and a source of confusion.
> Erik Andersen was the Debian maintainer, but this package is now being
> maintained by the Debian Install System Team.

Zapped.  If anybody actually needs the old files, they're in the 1.1.0 

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I do not think it means what you think it means.

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