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Re: POSSIBLE BUG : some woody packages coming from potato and not pool?

On Tue, Jul 30, 2002 at 04:53:51PM -0400, Walter Tautz wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Jul 2002, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > * Walter Tautz <wtautz@math.uwaterloo.ca> [2002-07-30 16:30]:
> > > Not sure this makes any sense perhaps someone can clarify the
> > > situation.  Perhaps I'm just confused :-)
> > 
> > Those packages haven't been updated since potato.  If you look at a
> > Debian woody ISO you will see that it contains a potato directory with
> > those files in it.
> Yes, in short woody depends on potato packages which forces one to mirror
> potato on an ftp server for example. Isn't this a bug?

Not a particularly serious one, since in any case the most efficient way
to mirror just woody is to download only the files mentioned in a woody
Packages file.

> Btw, how many packages in woody come from potato?

For i386, 132.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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