Re: Next meeting -- one week early, 5th April @ 7pm UTC
On 29/03/2022 21:01, Sean Whitton wrote:
I have Covid, so am not going to be around this evening, sorry.
* DebConf22 CfP -- what sort of talk do we want to submit?
I think I have no particular feeling on this, so happy with whatever you
decide. Sean's "meet the TC" seems a reasonable idea.
* Bug#1003653: Revision of removal of rename.ul from package util-linux
I sort of feel we should make a decision on this, it's been dragging for
a while now (not helped, I feel, by rather limited interaction from the
I think the maintainer's position is currently that "rename.ul should be
shipped as /usr/bin/rename in a package that would therefore have to
conflict: with the rename package".
I'm afraid I think that's wrong, and a disservice to our users. I don't
think "two things called /usr/bin/rename, pick one" is better than the
previous "file-rename is /usr/bin/rename, util-linux' rename is
* Bug#1007717: Native source package format with non-native version
I'm not quite sure where we are as a committee on this; I thought Ian
Jackson's mail that Sean forwarded on early in the thread was quite
convincing on the merits of the various source formats; but a bunch of
more-or-less related issues have been raised by various parties, and I
think maybe a summary would be useful?