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Bug#29194: Bug #29194: xfree86: have all XFree86 packages symlink to xfree86-common for copyright and changelog(s)

On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 01:26:06AM +0200, Elrond wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 01:51:57AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > [I don't know that Joey Hess really needs to be CCed on this, so I have
> Some year ago or so, the submitter of a bug didn't get mail
> for nnnnn@bugs.debian.org,

That was true and remains true.  I did not and do not see what relevant
our discussion has to him.

People talk about implementing new debhelper features all the time; he'd
probably become more interested once you have a working design or

> > I think if you had actually read the file, this would have been clear to
> > you.
> Well, "but you know better, I presume" was intended to say:
> "Let's stop this discussion here, I'm 99% sure, you know,
> what you're doing there." ;)

You could go to the trouble of reading the xfree86 package's
debian/copyright file just once for yourself.

> Well, I wanted to explain, what the idea _was_.
> Anyway, I think, we should stop this discussion here and
> hope for Joey to say anything.
> (I don't see a point in coding debhelper stuff like mad for
> realising at the end, that Joey has much better plans.)

You could ask him, but I am not sure this bug report is the best place
to do so.

G. Branden Robinson                |    The best place to hide something is
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    in documentation.
branden@debian.org                 |    -- Ethan Benson
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |

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