Re: Submitting bugs ? (Was: Getting rid of section "base" ?)
Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> | 2.3.6. The base system
> | The base system is a minimum subset of the Debian GNU/Linux system that is
> installed before everything else on a new system. Thus, only very few
> | packages are allowed to go into the base system to keep the
> | required disk usage very small.
> Most of these packages should have the priority value `required' or at
> least `important', and many of them will be tagged `essential' (see
> You must not place any packages into the `base' section before this has
> been discussed on the `debian-devel' mailing list and a consensus about
> doing that has been reached.
> I considered making some change to say that debian-boot has control of what
> goes in there, but I don't think that's really necessary.
"You must not place..." implies that you can, but if the boot-floppy
people are doing manual selection, I don't see how you can. I'd
strike that third paragraph completely. Unless it's aimed at the
boot-floppy people, and I'd hope that we'd grant them reasonable
Or am I missing something here?
Anyway, aside from that, it looks like a good proposal.
Chris Waters email@example.com | I have a truly elegant proof of the
or firstname.lastname@example.org | above, but it is too long to fit into
http://www.dsp.net/xtifr | this .signature file.