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Bug#704424: release-notes: sufficient-space hints give confusing advice

Justin B Rye wrote:
> Is it still true that deborphan is "highly recommended", or is that a
> leftover from the days when it was the only tool that implemented any
> of this functionality?
> And does popcon-largest-unused still work?  It thinks I don't use my
> web browser or window manager.  Is it trying to find unused packages
> by looking at the file access datestamps on a /usr file system that's
> mounted noatime?  Yup, and even relatime (now the default) will cause
> trouble - see #298760.
> Cobwebs, cobwebs everywhere.  For now I'll stick to this one issue.

Actually, looking back at my mail archives I see that I noticed and
pointed out both these issues in time for the *Squeeze* release notes,
and was promised that the deborphan one at least would only stay for
one more cycle.
JBR	with qualifications in linguistics, experience as a Debian
	sysadmin, and probably no clue about this particular package

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