On Sun, 2004-08-29 at 19:09 +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote: > Sorry, I can't respect your wish not to add the file but we could > compromise with a file like the other non sid archs have with "No > essential packages list is available for amd64 in sid" if that is your > wish. > If you're happy for the file to say that, then that's ok; I agree to this compromise. That wasn't so hard now, was it? You'd find people a lot more willing to work with you if you offered more help and agreed to more compromises than you threaten with NMUs. > > Once amd64 has been added to sid, build-essential in sid will be updated > > to carry an essential-packages-list-amd64 file. > > Yeah, and amd64 can't be added to sid till it has build-essential and > it can't have build-essential till it is in sid and it can't be in sid > till it has build-essential..... > Who said that? Let me know and I'll go and apply appropriate percussive force to them. build-essential is *not* a policy package, it simply documents the current state of the archive. Scott -- Have you ever, ever felt like this? Had strange things happen? Are you going round the twist?
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