Re: Can aptitude be rebuilt on stable?
On Sun Dec 30, 2007 at 11:44:35 -0800, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> I was recently reminded that the version of aptitude in etch still
> has bug #415468, now re-opened as bug #438725. To summarize, it means
> that aptitude's manpage looks like this:
> To select a particular version of the package, append
> “\fB=<version>\fR” to the package name: for instance,
> “\fBaptitude install apt=0.3.1\fR”. Similarly, to select a
> package from a particular archive, append “\fB/<archive>\fR”
> to the package name: for instance, “\fBaptitude install
yes, that looks ugly.
> This has been fixed for a long time in unstable, but the fix didn't
> make it into etch. Luckily, the version of DocBook that shipped with
> etch generates correct output for the version of the aptitude
> documentation that shipped with etch. So all that's needed is a simple
> rebuild and aptitude's manpages will be readable again.
> Is it possible that an aptitude rebuild could be worked into the next
> stable revision?
Actually, i do not see the severity for this bug to be release-critical.
It looks ugly, but hey, one can still read it. So i would say: no. Luk,
Andi, if you are different opinion, please say so.
[root@debian /root]# man real-life
No manual entry for real-life