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Re: Is Ubuntu a debian derivative or is it a fork?

On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 07:46:24PM +0200, Daniel Holbach wrote:

> Am Mittwoch, den 01.06.2005, 14:08 +0200 schrieb Peter Van Eynde:
> > A message like this makes you the perfect victim :-) for my question:
> > what should a debian maintainer do to have his or her packages in
> > universe in a good shape? I'm even willing to build the packages
> > myself, but I fail to see how the pieces fit together. Where do
> > universe bugs go? Who decides which version goes into universe? What
> > do to with my packages that cannot be 'source only' like cmucl?
> [...]
> About the "source only" question, I have to pass the question to someone
> more experienced, I'm not quite sure, how we handle this. Matt Zimmerman
> maybe can answer this.

I'm not sure what you mean by this; do you mean packages with circular
dependencies which must be bootstrapped manually?  If so, this is generally
handled by our buildd admins.

 - mdz

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