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Re: console-tools removal from sid

On 2011-10-19 14:35 +0200, Alastair McKinstry wrote:

> I propose to remove console-tools from sid, in favour of kbd.
> This is long planned: console-tools has been dead upstream for many
> years, with only Debian and derivatives
> still using it; For squeeze, kbd was made priority: optional and
> console-tools priority: extra
> (both provide virtual console-utilities).
> Does anyone have any objections?

There seem to be a few packages which still depend on console-tools
without an alternative dependency on kbd or console-utilities, e.g.
goto-fai or gcpegg.  You probably want to file bugs against those.

Otherwise, removing console-tools is a good idea IMO.


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