Bug#2255: dpkg includes out of date Guidelines
Mark W. Eichin writes ("Bug#2255: dpkg includes out of date Guidelines"):
> the source tar file includes a "Guidelines" file that still talks
> about PACKAGE_REVISION. I also don't see any discussion of how to
> replace a file with a new one, but perhaps that has only been
> discussed on the list and isn't "policy" yet...
I can fix this in two ways:
1. Throw away the old copy in the dpkg source tree.
2. Put the latest version of the dpkg source tree and maintain that as
the master. Optionally install a formatted version.
Opinions ? Especially, Ian M. ?