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Bug#365993: developers-reference: [PATCH] further documentation of automative removal of obsolete packages

Package: developers-reference
Version: 3.3.7
Followup-For: Bug #365993

Please apply this patch, too, where the automatic removal of packages
also needs further explanation.

--- developers-reference-3.3.7/developers-reference.sgml	2006-04-04 15:41:26.000000000 -0600
+++ developers-reference-3.3.7.patched/developers-reference.sgml	2006-10-28 15:03:36.000000000 -0600
@@ -2505,6 +2505,12 @@
 removed automatically after the package has been removed from
 <em>unstable</em> and no package in <em>testing</em> depends on it.
+If you are simply restructuring a source package so that it no longer
+produces one or more binary packages, there is no need to explicitly ask
+for the packages that are no longer created to be removed.  Such packages
+will be removed when the new package structure has been uploaded into 
+<em>unstable</em> and when no package in <em>testing</em> depends on it.
+	<p>
 You also have to detail the reasons justifying that request. This is to
 avoid unwanted removals and to keep a trace of why a package has been
 removed. For example, you can provide the name of the package that

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.18-1-686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)

developers-reference depends on no packages.

Versions of packages developers-reference recommends:
ii  debian-policy           Debian Policy Manual and related d

-- no debconf information

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