Re: Upcoming Debian Releases
On Mon, 30 Jun 1997, Brian C. White wrote:
> Upcoming Dates
> June 30, 1997 Bug reports against all non-libc6 packages.
> July 1, 1997 Bugs older than 9 months will be marked as overdue.
> July 15, 1997 All uploaded libraries must depend on libc6.
> July 31, 1997 All uploaded packages must depend on libc6.
> August 1, 1997 Bugs older than 8 months will be marked as overdue.
> August 31, 1997 All packages depending on libc will be moved to contrib.
> September 1,'97 Bugs older than 7 months will be marked as overdue.
I think it would be good to define the "freeze dateline" and the "release
> * Remove "--force-overwrite" flag from dpkg defaults
Do you have any plans to check this? I just upgraded my bo system to hamm
and ran into problems with a few packages which tried to overwrite some
I suggest to write a Perl script to check for duplicate files in the whole
archive. Unless someone else wrote such a script I would volunteer.
-- Christian Schwarz
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