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Bug#62943: acknowledged by developer (debian-policy omits packaging manual)

reopen 62943

On Tue, Apr 25, 2000 at 09:08:37AM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 24, 2000 at 11:48:17PM -0000, Debian Bug Tracking System wrote:
> > The debian-policy source package creates two binary packages:
> > debian-policy and packaging-manual.  They have identical changelogs,
> > which refer to both packages.  You might want to install the
> > packaging-manual package.
> >
> > My recollection is that the reason that there are two different
> > binary packages is historical.  It has been suggested that the
> > packaging-manual might well be handed back to the dpkg developers to
> > maintain.
> Didn't used to be this way.
> seems to me debian-policy should at least suggest packaging-manual.
> seems to me change should be mentioned explicitly in changelog.

Good points.  Reopening.



  Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, QMW, Univ. of London. J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
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