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Re: Bug#449097: Bits from the ftp team

On Fri, 30 May 2008, Josip Rodin wrote:
> They live in the same namespace *in the BTS*. They don't live in the
> same namespace in dak, the Packages files, or the users' systems
> (except by way of reportbug(1), which is an interface to the BTS).

We just have to be careful that we never allow a psuedopackage which
will be a package, and vice versa. This requires coordination between
ftpmasters and owner@b.d.o, but that's presumably fairly trivial.
[That ftpmaster were in charge of pseudopackages is likely for
hysterical raisins.]

But in any event, I think ftpmaster are in violent agreement about
this fact, and it's just a matter of the fiddly bureaucratic bits.

Don Armstrong

<Clint> why the hell does kernel-source-2.6.3 depend on xfree86-common?
<infinity> It... Doesn't?
<Clint> good point

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