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Re: Please remove rules.old

Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> On 17 April 2006 at 22:42, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> | There are a few dozen source packages in the archive that contain a file 
> | called debian/rules.old.  In many cases, this was apparently the backup 
> | copy during a cdbs conversion or something similar that should have 
> | been removed.  If you appear below, please consider fixing this.
> Sure, but why?  Doesn't exactly do harm, does it?
> Dirk   (not sub'ed on d-devel so please CC me)
Any unnecessary cruft is a waste of both mirror space and bandwidth. I
know the college I'm going to next year has a 2 gb/month cap on the net.
Anything over that, and you pay. (And I currently transfer 30+gb over


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