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Re: xfree86 4.2.0-0pre1v3 (source,i386) available at the X Strike Force

On Thu, Aug 22, 2002 at 10:52:37AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 22, 2002 at 10:55:57PM +1000, Drew Parsons wrote:
> > Thanks for the hard work.  Is there any specific issue holding XFree86 from
> > upload to unstable, or are you simply taking the time to make "due diligence",
> > as the suits call it?
> Partly due diligence, partly this:
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=139212&repeatmerged=yes

I see.  Document licence problems.

> Since the FTP admins have decreed that That Shalt Not Redact An
> .Orig.Tar.Gz After It Has Been Uploaded, I want to make sure the 4.2.0
> .orig is totally kosher the first time around.

Yes, I think I ran into that problem at one point too in one of my packages ;/

By the way, xprint-xprintorg is all but ready to ship.  I'm waiting for
confirmation of the name (if upstream is happy with that package name),
since xprint.org doesn't actually exist yet.  Any other problems with the
package can be fixed in subsequent uploads, but I want to at least be sure I
got the name right first time.  I should probably upload to experimental in
the meanwhile, I suppose.  When it's all ready, I'll probably ask you to add a
Depends: to xprt on xprt-common, and maybe also a Recommends: on

Thanks for the reply,


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