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Re: Missing or incorrect section in packages


in case add more info here.


On Fri, 21 Feb 2003, Chuan-kai Lin wrote:

> Greetings all,
> I have recently noticed that many binary packages does not have correct
> Section: declaration (either missing or disagree with the override file)
> and this problem is causing apt-move to drop packages.  I have counted
> 51 packages in stable-updates that resides in main but has non-US listed
> in the Section header; and 110 or so binary packages in stable that does
> not have Section declared.  I would like some opinions on:
>  1. Does everyone agree that this is a problem to be addressed?
>     Policy seems to be vague regarding whether Section declaration in
>     control file is mandated or optional.
>  2. If yes, what is the best way do address the issue?  Are there
>     better ways than mass-filing bugs?
> Regards,

drac (1.11-7) unstable; urgency=low
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 -- Noel Koethe <noel@debian.org>  Sun,  9 Feb 2003 19:33:00 +0100

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