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Re: please consider dak and nautilus-python for testing


(Cc:-ed debian-dak list for information)

On Sat, Jan 20, 2007 at 05:36:26PM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> 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.)

Please notice that dak has been released in sarge and not being in
etch anymore will leave its users without any upgrade path.

I have discovered some other people putting some efforts (solving the
names problem) into dak there (not found the time to test this package
yet): http://amayita.livejournal.com/82898.html?thread=159698#t159698
(packages there: http://people.debian.org/~tviehmann/debian/unstable/)

Best regards,
Frédéric Lehobey

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