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Bug#674069: packages.debian.org: new archive sections education, introspection missing in the sections list


On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 10:35:22PM +0200, Alexis Bienvenüe wrote:
> Package: www.debian.org
> Severity: normal
> New sections in the archive are not mentioned in the sections list page [1] :
> education, introspection, metapackages.

I have no idea what is behind introspection (and I see no such packet in the
archive), despite http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2011/12/msg00051.html

sections are hardcoded in packages.d.o, as a description is required.

> This situation has some drawbacks:
> - the debian policy [2] points to [1] to find the sections definitions, that
> does not appear there.
> - some packages are already declared to belong to these sections (see eg.
> geogebra, girl1.2-gcr-3), so they cannot be found through their section.
> [1] http://packages.debian.org/unstable/
> [2] http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-archive.html#s-subsections

Simon Paillard

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