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Re: Disappearing task-* packages!

On Tue, Sep 25, 2001 at 01:04:12PM -0500, Taral wrote:
> All the task-* packages seem to be missing from the main Packages file!
> Where did they go?

the dumpster.

> P.S. If this was announced, perhaps the announcement should have gone to
> the debian-devel-announce list?

its been discussed in various places.  task- packages are a ugly
kludge that have been replaced by a proper implementation: the Task:
feild of the control file, the new tasksel uses this now instead of
task- packages.

Ethan Benson

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