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Bug#61991: potato/frozen directories refer to slink directories

On Sat, Apr 08, 2000 at 02:46:50PM +0200, Torsten Landschoff wrote:
> > > Package: general
> BTW: This should be ftp.debian.org.

Yeah... has anyone reassigned yet?

> > > Some files in the potato/frozen hierarchy are links into the slink
> > > hierarchy.  This means one cannot mirror just the potato/frozen 
> > 
> > Of course, this is expected. It is done to save space on full mirrors.
> > When potato releases, slink moves out, and then symlinks will be replaced
> > with real files.
> > 
> > Can we close the bug?
> Sorry, but you are a bit behind ;) In fact Richard did take out the links 
> into slink (at least he meant to do so) and announced that somewhere, I am
> not sure where.
> So it is really a bug which should be fixed.

I haven't seen such an announcement. Observe:

% ls -l `find dists/potato/main/binary-i386 -type l` | grep slink | wc -l

On master.d.o. I'd say this is one big bunch of bugs, then ;)

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