Bug#53582: PROPOSAL] base section: let's get rid of this one at last
On Thu, Apr 12, 2001 at 10:08:09AM +0100, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> Yann Dirson wrote:
> > Joey suggested:
> > Here is one way we could reword policy:
> > | 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
> > below).
> > 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.
> > Why not getting rid of the 3rd paragraph altogether ? It becomes
> > obsolete if the "base" section is to be removed.
> I agree with Yann's suggestion. Joey, are you agreeable to this
> change; Yann, are you seconding this proposal? If so, it'll go in a
> soon-to-be-released policy version.
I still have to re-read the policy process, but, at least informally,
I second this.
Yann Dirson <Yann.Dirson@fr.alcove.com> http://www.alcove.com/
Free-Software Engineer Ingénieur Logiciel Libre
Free-Software time Coordinator Responsable du temps Informatique Libre