Re: Bug#145921: reference to packaging manual are obsolete
On Mon, May 06, 2002 at 10:40:51AM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> > This is fixed in 1.2 which is in CVS and packaged but stuck in incoming.
> > I've already asked the release manager about it, without receiving a reply,
> > I don't think I can't do anything about it any more. :/
> Ah. I bet you use byhand entries just like the developer's reference.
> Josip, should be really have the byhand entries? Are they necessary
> for anything? I think the web page stuff is updated from DDP/CVS now,
> so these shouldn't be needed and our upload are easier...
> Any thought?
The byhand entries are necessary to get the document files installed into
the /debian/doc/ directory of the archive mirrors.
I agree, I'd prefer to upload without them and not delay the package and
trouble the FTP admins. However, no other way has been set up to update the
Note also that the current maint-guide upload is stuck in incoming for
another reason -- I've added maint-guide-it and maint-guide-pl packages
which require editing the override file.
Arguably all of these tasks are trivial, but they nevertheless require FTP
admin intervention, and such things are a scarce commodity :/
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