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Please allow an upload of vte to unstable (was: Possible updates to ncurses, vte and ttf-dejavu packages for d-i)

On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 11:52:43PM +0200, Luk Claes wrote:
> > I am working on solving a quite old issue (#339855) in the graphical
> > version of the debian-installer: it does not currently provide an easy
> > way to get a shell.
> > 
> > A solution for this issue has been proposed to the debian-installer
> > team [1], which would require changes in the ncurses, vte and ttf-dejavu
> > packages in order to create new udebs with the needed libraries and
> > fonts.
> > 
> > The d-i team has not settled yet on including the changes for Lenny, but
> > as the freeze is coming fast, it makes sense to know if the release team
> > would accept these updates before discussing it further.
> > 
> > So, would you do that? :)
> Yes, we would do that. Lets start testing it :-)

I am coming back on this topic.

In the meantime, the d-i team has agreed that we should get this feature
into Lenny, and we have managed to remove the extra dependency on
ncurses.  Also, a version of ttf-dejavu building ttf-dejavu-mono-udeb
has been uploaded to unstable.

Loïc Minier uploaded vte/0.16.14-2 in experimental which builds
libvte9-udeb and contains other minor changes needed for the integration
with the debian-installer.  My tests with this version has been

Could you please review the changes in vte and acknowledge an upload to

Jérémy Bobbio                        .''`. 
lunar@debian.org                    : :Ⓐ  :  # apt-get install anarchism
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