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Re: timezone data packaged separately and in volatile?

Lionel Elie Mamane a écrit :
On Thu, Feb 09, 2006 at 07:42:25PM +0900, GOTO Masanori wrote:
To get things rolling, I have prepared an updated glibc for sarge with
just the timezone data updated to the latest upstream upstream. It is
at http://people.debian.org/~lmamane/glibc/ . Technically right now it
is correct neither as a NMU (wrong version number, not mentioned in
changelog), nor as MU (because I'm not a glibc maintainer).

http://people.debian.org/~lmamane/glibc/glibc_22-sarge0.diff is the
interdiff (the difference between what's now in sarge and what I've


 - glibc maintainers, would you approve of such an update to a point
   release of sarge?

I am *one* of the glibc maintainer, and I agree in principle with such a change, though I haven't look very deeply at your patch (will do that later).

I hope other glibc maintainers will give their opinion there.

   If yes, shall I make an NMU of it or shall you prepare a package
   (replace my "-- " line in the changelog by one of yours) and submit
   it to joey?

 - Martin, would you take such an update if approved or submitted by
   the glibc maintainers?


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