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Re: Allowing dictionaries-common_0_22_40sarge1 to pass to testing

On Fri, Aug 20, 2004 at 12:59:45PM +0200, Agustin Martin wrote:
> I plan to upload to testing-proposed-updates a dictionaries-common package
> containing sarge fixes for some bugs. I am explaining each one in a more
> detailed way than will be in the changelog:

> #263402 no default for, "german" or "german -tex" at high priority

>   This is a nasty bug, the automatic selection mechanism for ispell and
>   wordlists defaults after debian installer settings does not cover all
>   the debian-installer/language possibilities but only the simplest one.
>   This means that in practice the mechanism is mostly broken and after
>   the installation process most users will end up with the english
>   selection instead of their selection if different.  

> #261920 New Albanian(sq) translation of dictionaries-common

> #265505 dictionaries-common-dev (optional): 
> Allow Architecture: all for ispell dictionaries if hash made by postinst

>   Fixed ispell dict packages architecture in the policy document. When
>   ispell hash files are built from dictionary postinst it should be 'all',
>   but the policy document states 'any'.

> If before even seeing the diffs you find some or all of the fixes not
> appropriate to pass to sarge, please let me know. 

> A fixed package (except for #263402) has already been uploaded to unstable.
> I am waiting for alioth to be ready (some services like www and ssh and may
> be cvs seem to be down now) to commit the changes and build a new package
> for unstable for the final testings.

These changes seem reasonable for inclusion via t-p-u.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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