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apt-listchanges (Re: Advice on how best to handle non-backwards compatibility)

On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 04:53:26PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 03:58:18PM +0100, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:
> > I hate debconf notices, personally. I feel this is exactly a case for
> > NEWS.Debian (yes, I'm a happy apt-listchanges user... - IMHO that tool
> > belongs installed by default).
> While I think NEWS.Debian is the right approach, the fact that
> apt-listchanges isn't installed by default is deterring me from relying
> on it. I'd like this not to be the case in the long term.
> Is apt-listchanges still not installed by default in sarge? If not, why
> not?

For the same reason that other packages that sometimes seem like a good idea
by default are not.  That is, they don't meet the definition for Priority:

 - mdz

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