Re: Review of NEWS entry:
Bastien ROUCARIES wrote:
> I should move some old and obsolete config file to a location outside
> path to be multiarch safe and avoid breaking reverse depends.
> All the whole archive use pkgconfig and thus is safe. However some
> user complain. So I propose this text
Er, this is for imagemagick? Oh, right, the imagemagick in Jessie has
replaced "/usr/bin/display" and so on with links to strange paths like
And... no, wait, you're not talking about that, you're talking about
/usr/bin/Magick-config in graphicsmagick-libmagick-dev-compat?
Is that right? Is this about a proposed NEWS file to go in the
package graphicsmagick-libmagick-dev-compat? It makes quite a lot of
difference, since users of graphicsmagick-libmagick-dev-compat can
presumably be expected to know what arch triplets and quantum depths
(If "quantum depth" doesn't mean "level of pseudoscience", it should.)
> Obsolete config scripts (Magick-config, MagickCore-config,
> MagickWand-config, Wand-config and Magick++-config) are
> not multi-arch safe and thus have been removed from /usr/bin.
> Moreover, these scripts are superseded by pkg-config
> However as a courtesy to our users, these scripts have
> been moved to
> where $DEB_HOST_MULTIARCH is the multi-arch triplet and
> $QUANTUMDEPTH is the current quantum depth.
> Please note that these scripts will be definitively removed after
The English is okay, but are you sure about .../ImageMagick-6/...
rather than .../ImageMagick-6.x.y/...?
JBR with qualifications in linguistics, experience as a Debian
sysadmin, and probably no clue about this particular package