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console-tools removal from sid / wheezy?


Ok, might we proceed with the console-tools removal for wheezy?
Bugs have been filed against the following packages:
#645937  goto-fai
#671079 hotkey-setup
#671081 hibernate
#671082 gcpegg

to move to kbd rather than console-tools.


On 2011-10-19 16:37, Sven Joachim wrote:
> 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.
> Cheers,
>        Sven

Alastair McKinstry  , <alastair@sceal.ie> , <mckinstry@debian.org>    http://blog.sceal.ie

Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world
is either a madman or an economist - Kenneth Boulter, Economist.

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