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.