Bug#95906: debian-policy: Debian policy manual description should mention the packaging manual incorporation
>>"Thomas" == Thomas Bushnell BSG <tb@MIT.EDU> writes:
Thomas> The debian-policy manual now includes what used to be in the
Thomas> separate packaging-manual package, but the description
Thomas> remains unchanged.
Policy only contains part of what was in the packaging manual.
Thomas> I was momentarily confused, and would appreciate it if a
Thomas> suitable note were in the package description so that it
Thomas> would be immediately clear that the new package subsumes both
Thomas> functions of the old.
But it does not, really. The rest of the packaging manual has
been relegated to where it came from, documentation of the Debian
packaging system; and it is in the process of being reincarnated as a
A statement that parts of the packagning manualk are now part
of the policy manual would be correct; and perhaps the description
can mention that.
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