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Re: oldlibs & who determines Sections (was Re: raising severity of reports filed for packages build-depending on gcc-3.2

On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 10:13:14AM -0400, Clint Adams wrote:
> > > Actually, I have a *lot* of candidates for 'oldlibs'... how does one
> > > go about suggesting such moves?  Who's authoritative; is it the
> > > ftpmasters or the package?
> > 
> > Sections are in the override file, therefore ftpmaster is authoritative.
> However, the removal of -dev packages (and potential replacement with
> -altdev) must be coordinated with the source package(r).

-altdev is only used for libc5 packages.



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