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Uploaded debian-policy (source all) to master


Format: 1.5
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 1997 13:25:51 +0200
Source: debian-policy
Binary: debian-policy
Architecture: source all
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Christian Schwarz <schwarz@debian.org>
 debian-policy - Debian Policy Manual and related documents
 debian-policy ( unstable; urgency=low
   * Changes in the Debian Policy Manual:
     - completely reworked structure
     - moved sections about new maintainers, upload procedure, interim
       releases, and mailing lists into the Developers Reference Manual
     - moved a few (small) sections into the Debian Packaging Manual
     - removed all those ugly footnotes
     - new example for "reload" in section about console messages
     - mention Artistic License (fixes #9793)
     - don't mention dpkg's version number in Policy Manual
     - rewrote abstract and section introductions
     - mention "orphaned packages"
     - maintainer is responsible for a package license to comply with the
       distributions' policy
     - putting a package into base section requires discussion on debian-devel
     - rewrote sections about "pre-depends", "essential" and, "base" packages
     - added note that non-us' maintainers have to live outside the US
     - added crypto-hook statement (fixes #7257)
     - added section about arch spec strings
     - rewrote section about "Site specific programs" (/usr/local)
     - included Ian's suggestions for user IDs
     - added section about "menus"
     - removed section about "web menus" since this will be superceded with
       the new documentation policy soon
     - incorporated "Debian Free Software Guidelines" (fixes #9024)
     - removed note that linking with -g produces large a.out binary (fixes
     - added section about editors and pagers
     - added note about Package priorities and dependencies
     - added section about cron jobs (fixes #8814)
     - added section about device files
     - don't install shared libraries as executable (fixes #7129)
     - app-defaults files may not be conffiles (cf. #2717)
     - lots of minor changes not worth mentioning here (typos, fomulations,
   * Changes in the authoritative list of virtual package names
     - Removed obsolete virtual packages: xR6shlib, xlibraries,
       compress, emacs, sgmls, inews, gs_x, gs_svga, gs_both, xpmR6
     - Added new section about obsolete names
   * Added Helmut Geyer's paper about libc5-libc6 migration
   * Fixed package's description
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 15328d8099f9f05caba411f78d2db5df 172754 doc extra debian-policy_2.2.0.0.tar.gz
 a12f894da7ede0f1289c2a472b0aa83b 203686 doc extra debian-policy_2.2.0.0_all.deb
 cbd96e8174992cd56a05fae7bf1da56a 81687 byhand - policy.ps.gz
 c183d5dee91187944dc43d81cf35af27 29057 byhand - policy.html.tar.gz
 e1f4b70b537f853770fed4c0e96451e1 27550 byhand - policy.text.gz
 e7f22352bdc94d38a5689756e3d1d67d 4604 byhand - virtual-package-names-list.text
 3cb9a08e6399df9dc52633eb117c21d8 10975 byhand - libc6-migration.text

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