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Re: Bug#12672: dpkg-dev in wrong place.

On 11 Sep 1997, Guy Maor wrote:

> Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net> writes:
> > Dpkg-dev_1.4.0.19 is in the utils section of hamm. It should be found in
> > the devel section.
> No, devel is for program development.

dpkg-dev is THE fundamental program development tool!

> The sections are very coarse.  There are lots of packages which could
> go in multiple places.  I try to be consistent though.
Until recently this package was in devel. This is the "natural" place to
look for packages that have -dev in their package name. Declaring this one
to be "unique" and putting it into utils simply makes it harder to find.


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