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Bug#485085: qa.debian.org: TODO page debian policy check list

On Sun, 08 Jun 2008 18:07:41 -0700
Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> wrote:

> Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> writes:
> > On Sun, 08 Jun 2008, picca frederic wrote:
> >> In the TODO "frame" of PTS you tell to the maintainer to upgrade
> >> there package from policy version to version + n. Instead of
> >> pointing directly to the debian policy, could you link to another
> >> page with this debian policy + the relevant policy check list for
> >> upgrading the package.
> >> 
> >> so it would be easier for maintainers to know what to do for the
> >> policy upgrade of the package.
> >
> > I don't think that there's a web variant of "upgrading-checklist.gz"
> > contained in the Debian policy.
> There is an HTML version of upgrading-checklist in the debian-policy
> package source.  It's not currently shipped in the package, but we
> could add it easily enough.  I'm not sure that it's any more useful
> than the text version, though.  It's almost entirely a <pre> block.

The interesting part of the htlm version would be the link to the
debian policy sections at the end of each task of the checklist.

So it would be nice in the PTS to point to that checklist upgrade which
refer to the debian policy.

What do you think ?


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