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Re: http://standard.debian.net/ now available

On Fri, Sep 07, 2001 at 09:39:03AM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Fri, 7 Sep 2001, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 07, 2001 at 01:58:37PM +0200, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > > http://standard.debian.net/ is now available showing all bugs in
> > > standard.  8 RC bugs are currently open.
> > "Standard" for the purpose of the freeze also includes all packages
> > included in tasks. Roughly http://ftp-master.debian.org/~ajt/stddscs.txt.
> Just curious, why does 'samba' appear on this list?  

Package: samba
Version: 2.0.7-3
Task: print-server, file-server

> The package is priority:
> optional in both potato and sid (not yet present in testing), and if it's part
> of a task I would think the dependencies (samba-common, libcupsys2) would also
> be pulled in. 

That's the "roughly" in the above, unfortunately. Dependents aren't
counted :( Anyone who wants to do this better is more than welcome.

OTOH, it's by source package, so samba-common gets counted as samba

> It does show up in the list when I run tasksel, but I have no
> idea where tasksel is getting this information.  

The Packages file, see above. Note that Task: fields tend to appear *after*
the long description.


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