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Re: Task list for a policy release

Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> writes:
> On Sat, 01 Dec 2007, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> #379150: Documentation for Breaks in dpkg
>> This support was added in dpkg 1.14.6, so I'm inclined to accept and
>> commit this patch.  I trust Ian to document the feature, and the wording
>> seems fine to me.  The only caveat is that I don't know if we're ready to
>> accept Breaks fields in the archive already, and I'm not sure who to ask
>> about that or how to decide it (ftp-master?).
> There's no requirement on the dak/ftp-master side. We're not using them
> yet only because we don't want to force people to update dpkg/apt before
> doing the etch->lenny upgrade.

Ah, in that case, maybe we should hold off putting Breaks into Policy
until we're ready to use them (in other words, after the lenny release).

>> #363133: [PROPOSAL] Document support of package types in shlibs files 
>> I think this is fine with my suggested changes.  I'd be inclined to commit
>> it.
> Th example should mention:
> udeb: libz 1 zlib1g-udeb (>= 1:1.1.3)
> (the patch refers to "zlib1g" instead of "zlib1g-udeb")
> Because the point of adding a udeb-specific line is to have a dependency
> on an udeb instead of the normal deb. :)
> Otherwise it's ok.

Good point.  Okay, I'm going to apply this one now to my repository.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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