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Bug#86806: Disappearing packages

The reason I think this is a a web (or archive) issue is that there
were packages in stable and testing, and now there aren't.  I assume
the gnu-smalltalk maintainer does not have direct control over the
archives, and also that nobody should be taking packages *out* of

By "Browse Unstable" I meant go to
http://packages.debian.org/unstable/devel/ and look for
gnu-smalltalk.  It's not there.

If you think this is a matter for ftp.debian.org, gnu-smalltalk, or
some other category, could you reclassify the bug rather than closing

Thanks for your rapid response.  While I'm at it, thanks for your work
on the site.

On Tue, Feb 20, 2001 at 06:19:59PM -0800, James A. Treacy wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 20, 2001 at 04:45:51PM -0800, Ross Boylan wrote:
> > Package: www.debian.org
> > 
> > Description:
> > The gnu-smalltalk package seems to be getting lost.  Perhaps others are
> > affected as well.
> > 
> > A couple of weeks ago there were gnu-smalltalk packages in potato,
> > woody, and unstable.  Now there is only one in unstable.  Furthermore, I
> > don't see it when I browse unstable | development packages; it only
> > shows up with a search.
> > 
> > What on earth is going on?
> > 
> There is currently a gnu-smalltalk package (for xi86) in unstable
> (aka sid) only. So the web pages are correct. No bug there.
> So, what is going on? I'm really not sure, but it isn't a bug
> in the web pages. You should check with the gnu-smalltalk
> maintainer to see what is going on as he should know a lot more
> than us about it.
> Can you explain what you mean by 'browse unstable' packages so
> I can check whether there is a problem there before I close the
> bug?
> -- 
> James (Jay) Treacy
> treacy@debian.org

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