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Re: Deprecating (and deactivation) of an archive feature?!

* Julien Cristau [Wed, 06 Aug 2008 21:38:00 +0200]:

> On Wed, Aug  6, 2008 at 20:47:50 +0200, Joerg Jaspert wrote:

> > Now, the idea would be to deprecate this feature, used by 8 packages in
> > unstable, dropping complications in the database backend and the pool
> > layout which we would want to avoid.

> Maybe you could tell us what the benefit of dropping this would be (as
> in, what are the changes you allude to, and why can't they work with
> this feature).

I agree this would be useful.

I do think that allowing packages in main to provide binaries in contrib
is useful, so I'd like to hear what the benefits would be if we'd agree
to lose it.


Adeodato Simó                                     dato at net.com.org.es
Debian Developer                                  adeodato at debian.org
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