Re: Bug#441887: www.debian.org: APT-HOWTO is out of date
On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 09:28:10PM +0200, Frank Lichtenheld wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 11:42:20PM +0900, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 09:10:55PM +0200, Frank Lichtenheld wrote:
> > > The copy in the DDP CVS seems indeed to be outdated.
> > >
> > > Should that be updated or should we use the package?
> > The current upstream is in svn.debian.org.
> > The question is how to update this.
> > One idea is to change CVS contents so the Makefile does:
> > * Check out SVN content.
> > * Build it instead of trying to change CVS data.
> That sounds evil. In this case I think I would prefer further manual
> syncs or directly checking out the svn by a webmaster.
> We can't use the files from the binary package?
Yes, we can. (Obama's style is not intended :-)
1/ apt-howto package has been removed from the archiven, because the
author considers the Debian reference as a better replacment (see
#493787), so only the etch package can be used.
2/ that *were* binary packages, since there is one binary per
Should we :
1/ syncrhonize the last version of apt-howto, on the website, and mark
it as deprecated ?
2/ delete it from the website ?