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Re: please consider dak and nautilus-python for testing

On Sat, Jan 20, 2007 at 03:43:53PM +0100, Luk Claes wrote:
> Steve Langasek wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 19, 2007 at 07:44:47PM +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:
> >>> Hmm, there's nothing particularly important about the dak package shipped in
> >>> Debian, it's not used on Debian infrastructure.

> >> OK, fine then.

> >> Would you guys prefer /me to wait for dak 1.0-8.2 to enter testing
> >> after you hint it or should I just upload my 1.0-8.3 l10n NMU?

> > No preference.

> I'm not convinced that the dak package should be included in etch. Probably I
> should file bugs about the issues (feel free to do so): if you install dak and
> just enter on all questions (thinking you accept all defaults), the whole
> system is chown'ed to the same user as it puts '/' after nothing as the
> installation path... another  thing is that the current version in unstable
> still *only* (I wouldn't object at all being able to both use the old and the
> new names) uses the old names (women's first names while the new names are
> more descriptive of what the command intends to do) for the commands which
> should be fixed before being included in a stable release IMHO.

So you think the dak package is unsuitable for release as a whole?  Please
do file an RC bug for this so it can be discussed in the proper place. 
(Pending this, I'll probably get around to reviewing the current dak changes
in a day or so.)

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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