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Bug#698030: debian-policy: document micro binary packages (udebs).


Charles Plessy wrote:
> Le Sat, Mar 09, 2013 at 12:22:08AM -0800, Jonathan Nieder a écrit :

>> +
>> +	<p>
>> +	  udebs (stripped-down binary packages used by the Debian Installer) do
>> +	  not comply with all of the requirements discussed here.  See the
>> +	  <url name="Debian Installer internals manual"
>> +	  id="http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/doc/internals/ch03.html";> for more
>> +	  information about them.
>> +	</p>
> Thanks Jonathan for keeping the momentum on this.
> I would be pedantically pleased if the text mentionned the word "micro",
> because if I am not mistaken, it suggest the answer to the question "what does
> 'u' stand for in 'udeb'".
> Something like "stripped-down 'micro' binary packages" ?

I think that's covered by the link. ;-)  I agree that in a more
extensive section on udebs the mnemonic would be worth mentioning.


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