Re: Will woody ever become stable?
On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 07:31:04PM -0600, Colin Watson wrote:
> To try to contribute something myself, looking at base, we have:
How about a review of what's in base and standard?
> fdutils 96845 106576 111089 121713 serious patch
Is fdutils really a base package? (Despite being section: base
it has priority: optional.) I wouldn't have used any of those
tools in a year or more myself. Does it need to stay in base?
Optional or maybe even extra would seem more appropriate.
> slapd 112499 grave
> slapd 126898 grave
> Maintainer: Wichert Akkerman
> I don't pretend to understand LDAP, so ...
There's an LDAP server in base? It has priority extra.
My sid system seems to be working perfectly without it.
> texinfo 111563 115229 serious patch sid
What's this doing in base? I just purged it here without
issue (nothing else seems to depend on it).
> armagetron 123131 serious
Games in standard? That are holding up the release?
> pydb 127408 grave
Why's there a python debugger in standard?
> ssh 127575 grave
> Maintainer: Matthew Vernon
> ssh-keygen stuff. Patches probably wouldn't do any harm.
Seems like a good candidate for base -- no doubt it has more use
> tk8.3-dev 113162 grave
-dev package in standard?
No offense intended to any maintainers.
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