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Re: should I orphan linux-wlan-ng?

On Mon, Mar 24, 2003 at 03:19:36PM -0600, Adam Heath wrote:
> Actually, here is what I hashed out on irc.
> Add extra fields to the first paragraph of debian/control, to describe the
> source package.  Description comes to mind.
> Change the dependency list format, so ':' is used to separate package name
> dependencies into different splines(bin(default, if unspecified), src,
> data(for the mythical Data section)).  This would work for Conflicts, Depends,
> source dependencies, etc.

And Build-depends ?

> Modify programs as needed.
> Additionally, when one built local packages, one could change the default
> spline, so that debs that are produced would have this new spline prepended.
> But I haven't really thought about the issues with this idea tho.

Yes, that would be great. I could finally get ride of the ocaml-source
subpackage, that other packages (like cameleon) need to be able to


Sven Luther

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