Re: Bug#12672: dpkg-dev in wrong place.
On 11 Sep 1997, Guy Maor wrote:
> Dale Scheetz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Dpkg-dev_188.8.131.52 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.
aka Dale Scheetz Phone: 1 (904) 656-9769
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