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Re: where do NEW packages go?

* Adam Heath writes:
> On Sat, 18 May 2002, Jeroen Dekkers wrote:
>> Could you please give me the standard describing how to port Debian to
>> another operating system? I couldn't find it, but of course I'm just a
>> random fool and you're God, so you can probably give me the url.

> There is none, and you know it.  That has nothing to do with what I said.

> The current standard is how Debian functions.  hurd should be molded to fit
> Debian, not Debian molded to fit hurd.  Modifying Debian to work with hurd,
> means that *ALL* other ports of Debian need to be modified.  Is that what you
> really want?  Can you honestly suggest this course of action?

Only one problem with that, currently Debian is GNU/Linux as there
does not exist any other (released) non-GNU/Linux port.  This means
to modify Debian to work with GNU (and the *BSD port), as the current
practices in Debian cannot be used in GNU/Hurd!

>> I doubt the Hurd can fit i with the rest of Debian. We need a lot of
>> changes for that, especially in the attitude of the cabals, I don't
>> think that will ever happen.

> The hurd cabals, maybe.

The only people that are cabals are the ones that are in the Debian
heaven, or whatever.  As they are slowing down our development to a
stand still.

Alfred M. Szmidt

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