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Bug#974728: vim-scripts: Document migration from vim-addon-manager handling to Vim's native "package" functionality



Paul Gevers wrote:
> I have prepared the attached change to the release notes, ready to push.

Only one niggle:

> +      The addons for <systemitem role="package">vim</systemitem>
> +      historically provided by <systemitem
> +      role="package">vim-scripts</systemitem> are now managed by Vim's
> +      native <quote>package</quote> functionality rather than by
> +      <literal>vim-addon-manager</literal>. Vim users should prepare
          ^^^^^^^
Since vim-addon-manager is in fact a (Debian) package, we could give
it the appropriate markup.

(Hurrah for sources.debian.org!)
-- 
JBR	with qualifications in linguistics, experience as a Debian
	sysadmin, and probably no clue about this particular package
diff --git a/en/upgrading.dbk b/en/upgrading.dbk
index b26fb656..bde7f688 100644
--- a/en/upgrading.dbk
+++ b/en/upgrading.dbk
@@ -322,6 +322,21 @@ $ apt-forktracer | sort
     </para>
   </section>
 
+  <section id="vim-addons">
+    <title>Vim addons handling</title>
+    <para>
+      The addons for <systemitem role="package">vim</systemitem>
+      historically provided by <systemitem
+      role="package">vim-scripts</systemitem> are now managed by Vim's
+      native <quote>package</quote> functionality rather than by
+      <systemitem role="package">vim-addon-manager</systemitem>. Vim
+      users should prepare before upgrading by following the
+      instructions in <ulink
+      url="https://sources.debian.org/src/vim-scripts/bullseye/debian/NEWS/";>the
+      NEWS file</ulink>.
+    </para>
+  </section>
+
   <section id="remove-obsolete-packages">
     <title>Remove obsolete packages</title>
     <para>

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