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Re: Word of Emdebian at LinuxWorld Exp (London) ?

On Mon, Oct 27, 2003 at 12:29:11PM +0000, Wookey wrote:

> On the other hand we can't just change policy overnight and ask for
> mini-versions of everything, so the scheme we worked out was to target a set
> of basic packages that we need (most of 'base' is a good start) and persuade
> the maintainers to add 'emdebian' targets to their rules files to build
> mini-versions. Then we set up an alternate set of autobuilders to build the
> emdebian versions.

For the benefit of those of us who weren't there what were the problems
with using udebs for this?  At first glance it seems that for many
packages they ought to be able to do the job and they're already there
and being built.

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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