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Re: quik into testing

On Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 07:41:09PM +0100, Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> simon@nuit.ca wrote:
> > i'm one of the maintainers for quik. Peter De Schrijver is the other
> > one. as you may well know, quik is in base and priority important, and
> > base is frozen.
> I don't think so. Frozen is what debootstrap installs. It stopped
> installing bootloaders a while ago and leaves that to the installer.

Firstly, that change wasn't complete by the date of the base freeze.
Secondly, everything with priority >= standard was frozen in addition to
what debootstrap installs. See
http://release.debian.org/base-standard-freeze.txt for the complete
list, which indeed includes quik.

> Other bootloader have also lowered their priority to optional in order
> to avoid installs on the wrong subarchitecture. quik should probably
> wollow that scheme.

There's already a bug on ftp.debian.org (#278187) to have the priority
changed. Fortunately, the current quik maintainer scripts check the
subarchitecture themselves to avoid doing harmful things on other


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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