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Re: Override changes standard -> optional

On Tue December 30 2008 12:31:40 Michael Tautschnig wrote:
> Is "standard" in some sense also targeted at those who do lots of stuff
> other than hacking with their computer systems? If so, I doubt that the the
> output of strace will be very useful to those, and neither will those have
> any idea about computer networks and the output of traceroute. As such,
> even though I do love to have those tools at hand myself, I fully agree
> with the ftpmasters' proposal of demoting those packages.

Every system with a network uses mtr or traceroute.  If the system's
owner doesn't use them then the sysadmin does.  Downgrading mtr
is a serious mistake.

Downgrading any packages this close to Lenny is a serious mistake.

--Mike Bird

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