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Re: Proposed new release goal: Dependency/file list predictability

Bill Allombert <Bill.Allombert@math.u-bordeaux1.fr> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 25, 2007 at 08:22:17AM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
>> Bill Allombert <ballombe@master.debian.org> wrote:
>> > This should be fixed by rebuilding af. However, since we are moving
>> > to a new menu structure, the menu file will need to be updated[1], so
>> > the packages will need a new sourceful upload anyway.
>> The footnote was missing, unfortunately:  I'm really curious about the
>> plans for the menu structure update.
> The plan is explained in bug #361418. If you to comment on it, please
> do it ASAP.
> The footnote was supposed to refer to the fact that menu will silently
> translate the old structure to the new one for a large number of
> menu entries, but unfortunately not for af, so I discarded the footnote.

Ah, okay - I knew about the automatic translation, but was under the
impression that this should work for all or at least nearly all packages.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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