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Re: Submitting bugs ? (Was: Getting rid of section "base" ?)



Is this, basicly, a part of policy now?  

On Thu, Dec 02, 1999 at 12:03:44AM +0100, Yann Dirson wrote:
> Richard Braakman writes:
>  > On Thu, Nov 25, 1999 at 11:01:07PM +0100, Yann Dirson wrote:
>  > > I cannot find a reason currently for its existance, nor can I find a
>  > > reference to it in the Policy and Packaging manuals.
>  > 
>  > I see no reason for it either.
>  > 
>  > > If there's no (more) reason, I strongly suggest we throw this ugly
>  > > thing ASAP, and I'll be happy to be one of the first to do so with my
>  > > packages currently using this "section".
>  > 
>  > I'd love to get rid of it; it would save work for the FTP admins.
> 
> There were no reactions against the "get rid of base" idea.  So I'd
> like to complete the move before we forget ;)
> 
> I guess the best way to bet things done would be to bulk-report to
> quiet@submit that packages currently in base should be put in a
> relevant section.
> 
> Also maybe a lintian test can be written to print an error on
> "Section: base".  Any volunteer for this one ?
> 
> 
> Here is the list of i386 base packages I found and suggested
> sections.  Any corrections ?  Any additions (other archs) ?
> 
> My plan (unless objections are raised - please do not forget to CC me)
> is to file those bug reports on monday evening (European time) against
> those packages still in base (according to Packages file on master) at
> this date.
> 
> 
>  adduser		admin
>  ae			editors
>  base-files		admin ? misc ?
>  base-passwd		admin ? misc ?
>  bash			shells
>  bsdutils		utils
>  console-tools		utils
>  console-tools-libs	libs
>  debianutils		utils
>  diff			text
>  dpkg			admin
>  e2fsprogs		admin
>  fileutils		utils
>  findutils		utils
>  grep			text
>  gzip			utils
>  hostname		admin
>  ldso			admin ? libs ?
>  libc6			libs
>  libncurses4		libs
>  libpam-modules		admin
>  libpam-runtime		admin
>  libpam0g		libs
>  libreadlineg2		libs
>  libstdc++2.*		libs
>  login			admin
>  makedev		admin
>  mawk			interpreters
>  mbr			admin ?
>  modutils		admin
>  mount			admin
>  ncurses-base		libs ?
>  ncurses-bin		utils
>  passwd			admin
>  perl-5.*-base		interpreters
>  perl-base		interpreters
>  procps			utils
>  sed			text
>  setserial		utils ? admin ?
>  shellutils		utils
>  slang1			libs
>  sysklogd		admin
>  sysvinit		admin
>  tar			utils
>  textutils		text
>  update			admin
>  util-linux		utils
>  lilo			admin
>  apt			admin
>  dpkg-ftp		admin
>  fdflush		utils
>  gettext-base		libs ?
>  libgdbmg1		libs
>  libnet-perl		interpreters ? net ?
>  libwrap0		libs
>  netbase		net
>  ppp			net
>  tcpd			net
>  data-dumper		interpreters
>  elvis-tiny		editors
>  kernel-image-*		admin
>  libnewt0		libs
>  modconf		admin
>  pppconfig		net
>  syslinux		admin
>  whiptail		libs
>  dpkg-mountable		admin
>  dpkg-multicd		admin
>  grub			admin
>  isapnptools		utils ?
>  pcmcia-cs		utils ?
>  pcmcia-modules-*	utils ?
> 
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