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17 years agodoc-base file includes French and Japanese files
aph [Thu, 28 Nov 2002 00:40:59 +0000 (00:40 +0000)]
doc-base file includes French and Japanese files

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17 years agodebsign invocation was slightly wrong, closes: #170523
aph [Thu, 28 Nov 2002 00:40:24 +0000 (00:40 +0000)]
debsign invocation was slightly wrong, closes: #170523

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17 years agoupdated PUBLISHDIR
joy [Mon, 18 Nov 2002 19:53:37 +0000 (19:53 +0000)]
updated PUBLISHDIR

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17 years agoupdate for next release
aph [Wed, 13 Nov 2002 04:23:00 +0000 (04:23 +0000)]
update for next release

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17 years agofinalize version 3.1.1
aph [Wed, 13 Nov 2002 04:18:40 +0000 (04:18 +0000)]
finalize version 3.1.1

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17 years agofix some bad URLs, notably the testing FAQ -- checkbot reports all is well now
aph [Mon, 11 Nov 2002 20:38:44 +0000 (20:38 +0000)]
fix some bad URLs, notably the testing FAQ -- checkbot reports all is well now

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17 years agofix a grammar typo, closes: #166098
aph [Mon, 11 Nov 2002 18:40:59 +0000 (18:40 +0000)]
fix a grammar typo, closes: #166098

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17 years agodon't use caps or fullstops in changelog entries -- a bug I fixed
aph [Mon, 11 Nov 2002 18:37:50 +0000 (18:37 +0000)]
don't use caps or fullstops in changelog entries -- a bug I fixed

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17 years agofix bad debian emacs policy, closes: #168357
aph [Mon, 11 Nov 2002 18:33:43 +0000 (18:33 +0000)]
fix bad debian emacs policy, closes: #168357

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17 years agoSecurity updates
mdz [Mon, 21 Oct 2002 16:07:34 +0000 (16:07 +0000)]
Security updates

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17 years agothe version of dpkg-dev that supports this feature is no longer new, so skip that...
joy [Thu, 10 Oct 2002 21:09:20 +0000 (21:09 +0000)]
the version of dpkg-dev that supports this feature is no longer new, so skip that; also rephrased the sentence better while i was at it

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17 years agoupdate
joy [Thu, 10 Oct 2002 21:01:56 +0000 (21:01 +0000)]
update

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17 years agofixed/updated/extended stuff about bugs. this should probably address the issue of...
joy [Thu, 10 Oct 2002 21:00:16 +0000 (21:00 +0000)]
fixed/updated/extended stuff about bugs. this should probably address the issue of people abusing the changelog bug closing stuff.

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17 years ago- Added myself as co-author.
hertzog [Sat, 21 Sep 2002 14:58:32 +0000 (14:58 +0000)]
- Added myself as co-author.
- Fix a typo in Sec "Collaborative maintenance". Closes: #161488

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17 years agoupdate for my last change
joy [Thu, 19 Sep 2002 11:01:37 +0000 (11:01 +0000)]
update for my last change

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17 years agoupdated IRC stuff based on patch from SynrG, closes: #161403
joy [Thu, 19 Sep 2002 10:50:28 +0000 (10:50 +0000)]
updated IRC stuff based on patch from SynrG, closes: #161403

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17 years agotagging improvements and editorial improvements in config-wise-debconf
aph [Wed, 11 Sep 2002 16:32:14 +0000 (16:32 +0000)]
tagging improvements and editorial improvements in config-wise-debconf

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17 years agoupdate for next release
aph [Wed, 11 Sep 2002 02:02:56 +0000 (02:02 +0000)]
update for next release

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17 years agomy changes
aph [Wed, 11 Sep 2002 01:58:38 +0000 (01:58 +0000)]
my changes

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17 years agospell checking, tag fixes, editorial review -- no new content
aph [Wed, 11 Sep 2002 01:56:05 +0000 (01:56 +0000)]
spell checking, tag fixes, editorial review -- no new content

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17 years ago- Also mentions sending patchs in the BSP section.
hertzog [Mon, 9 Sep 2002 10:08:25 +0000 (10:08 +0000)]
- Also mentions sending patchs in the BSP section.

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17 years ago - Added a section about "Bug Squashing Parties".
hertzog [Mon, 9 Sep 2002 09:46:18 +0000 (09:46 +0000)]
- Added a section about "Bug Squashing Parties".

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17 years ago- Added the explanation about how to replace an .orig.tar.gz.
hertzog [Sun, 8 Sep 2002 18:42:13 +0000 (18:42 +0000)]
- Added the explanation about how to replace an .orig.tar.gz.
  closes: #150392
- Mostly deleted the paragraph about security upload in the
  section explaining source NMU. Just added a link to point to
  "Handling security-related bugs". closes: #159935
- Added a link to the Technical Committee web page (in the "Bug
  housekeeping" section). closes: #151365
- Explain uploads to testing-proposed-updates, mentions briefly
  stable-security and testing-security. closes: #149666
  Removed the comment about uploads to frozen.
- Documented the "Developer's packages overview" web portal.
  closes: #158650
- Added a reference to debian-l10n-english in "Writing useful
  descriptions". closes: #158609
- Added a Best Packaging Practice section for "Packages using
  autoconf/automake". closes: #158045
- Documented associated features to db.debian.org like SSH key
  replication and *.debian.net DNS entry. closes: #155389

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17 years agoupdated the when-to-do-source-NMUs section a little bit, prompted by Elie Rosenblum...
joy [Tue, 3 Sep 2002 10:44:27 +0000 (10:44 +0000)]
updated the when-to-do-source-NMUs section a little bit, prompted by Elie Rosenblum's complaint on -devel

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17 years agoUpdate security instructions to specify that uploads should not be made
mdz [Thu, 29 Aug 2002 15:47:50 +0000 (15:47 +0000)]
Update security instructions to specify that uploads should not be made
to the security queue without approval
Misc fixes and cleanups to security section

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17 years ago* Applied patch from Matt Zimmerman for handling security related bugs.
hertzog [Thu, 29 Aug 2002 15:36:06 +0000 (15:36 +0000)]
* Applied patch from Matt Zimmerman for handling security related bugs.

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17 years agorenamed the testing scripts section to a more generic testing distribution, and added...
joy [Sat, 17 Aug 2002 19:37:21 +0000 (19:37 +0000)]
renamed the testing scripts section to a more generic testing distribution, and added missing <em>s around some references to it (which were potentially confusing without that)

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17 years agoHTTP is not just usually, it's always
joy [Sat, 17 Aug 2002 19:22:49 +0000 (19:22 +0000)]
HTTP is not just usually, it's always

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17 years agooopsie, that URL was pointing to the wrong place :)
joy [Sat, 17 Aug 2002 17:31:55 +0000 (17:31 +0000)]
oopsie, that URL was pointing to the wrong place :)

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17 years agoupdate
joy [Fri, 16 Aug 2002 15:26:03 +0000 (15:26 +0000)]
update

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17 years agochanged needlessly FTP URIs to HTTP; added debian-project
joy [Fri, 16 Aug 2002 14:39:39 +0000 (14:39 +0000)]
changed needlessly FTP URIs to HTTP; added debian-project

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17 years agorewrote the mailing lists section to have logical subsections; expanded on the meanin...
joy [Fri, 16 Aug 2002 14:23:41 +0000 (14:23 +0000)]
rewrote the mailing lists section to have logical subsections; expanded on the meanings of the core mailing lists

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17 years agoupdate
joy [Fri, 16 Aug 2002 11:34:12 +0000 (11:34 +0000)]
update

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17 years agofollowing Ryan Murray's advice, removed servers' real names and used only service...
joy [Fri, 16 Aug 2002 11:30:54 +0000 (11:30 +0000)]
following Ryan Murray's advice, removed servers' real names and used only service names.

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17 years agoupdated
joy [Wed, 7 Aug 2002 11:58:01 +0000 (11:58 +0000)]
updated

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17 years agoupdated (people.d.o->gluck), expanded (non-US) and mostly rewrote the Debian servers...
joy [Wed, 7 Aug 2002 11:57:26 +0000 (11:57 +0000)]
updated (people.d.o->gluck), expanded (non-US) and mostly rewrote the Debian servers section

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17 years agoadded some of my June 20th changes to the changelog
joy [Wed, 7 Aug 2002 10:52:20 +0000 (10:52 +0000)]
added some of my June 20th changes to the changelog

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17 years ago* Applied several patches.
hertzog [Mon, 24 Jun 2002 19:28:54 +0000 (19:28 +0000)]
* Applied several patches.

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17 years agolanguage fixes in a paragraph
joy [Thu, 20 Jun 2002 20:59:21 +0000 (20:59 +0000)]
language fixes in a paragraph

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17 years agolinguistic fixes from David Kimdon; other proofreading by myself, mostly changing...
joy [Thu, 20 Jun 2002 20:34:58 +0000 (20:34 +0000)]
linguistic fixes from David Kimdon; other proofreading by myself, mostly changing he -> they

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17 years ago* New changelog entry.
hertzog [Wed, 19 Jun 2002 19:58:49 +0000 (19:58 +0000)]
* New changelog entry.
* Fixed some entities (missing ";" in "&mdash;").
* Applied patch from Peter Palfrader. closes: #150427

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17 years agoremoved obsolete, needless dupload variables
joy [Wed, 19 Jun 2002 19:16:06 +0000 (19:16 +0000)]
removed obsolete, needless dupload variables

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17 years ago* Sec "Writing useful descriptions". Added a sentence about the
hertzog [Sun, 16 Jun 2002 00:30:22 +0000 (00:30 +0000)]
* Sec "Writing useful descriptions". Added a sentence about the
  capitalization of the first letter.

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17 years agoupdate for next release
aph [Fri, 14 Jun 2002 06:27:30 +0000 (06:27 +0000)]
update for next release

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17 years agomy changes; standardize Raphael's changelog entries
aph [Fri, 14 Jun 2002 06:26:22 +0000 (06:26 +0000)]
my changes; standardize Raphael's changelog entries

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17 years agopopulate Sec "Collaborative maintenance"
aph [Fri, 14 Jun 2002 06:19:25 +0000 (06:19 +0000)]
populate Sec "Collaborative maintenance"

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17 years agospelling fixes and some awkward wordings fixed
aph [Fri, 14 Jun 2002 05:15:40 +0000 (05:15 +0000)]
spelling fixes and some awkward wordings fixed

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17 years agomore notes to myself, many probably obsolete
aph [Fri, 14 Jun 2002 04:29:39 +0000 (04:29 +0000)]
more notes to myself, many probably obsolete

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17 years ago- Integrated Sec "Handling debconf translations" contributed by
hertzog [Mon, 10 Jun 2002 07:31:48 +0000 (07:31 +0000)]
- Integrated Sec "Handling debconf translations" contributed by
  Denis Barbier. Thanks Denis !

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17 years ago- Completed Sec "Package with multiple patches",
hertzog [Sat, 8 Jun 2002 20:29:29 +0000 (20:29 +0000)]
- Completed Sec "Package with multiple patches",
  "Multiple binary packages", "Libraries", "Other specific packages",
  "The wise use of debconf". All those are quite simplistic, they
  can be improved ...

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17 years ago- Completed Sec "Voting"
hertzog [Fri, 24 May 2002 00:17:13 +0000 (00:17 +0000)]
- Completed Sec "Voting"
- Completed Sec "Documentation"
- Added Sec "IRC channels" in the Resources chapter.
- Added Sec "pbuilder" in the appendix. Mention it in the
  being kind to porter too.
- Extended the explanation about devscripts.
- Completed Sec "Helper scripts"

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17 years ago- Completed Sec Bug housekeeping. closes: #39519
hertzog [Thu, 23 May 2002 20:03:26 +0000 (20:03 +0000)]
- Completed Sec Bug housekeeping. closes: #39519
- Stubbed sections for all ideas for "Best Packaging Practices". We have
  to either fill them or comment them out. I've put some notes about
  the content of each of those sections to help the writers.

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17 years ago- Fixed the URL in Sec "Bug Reporting"
hertzog [Sun, 12 May 2002 08:36:22 +0000 (08:36 +0000)]
- Fixed the URL in Sec "Bug Reporting"

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17 years agoSorry, this bugs broke DDP site build process.
osamu [Sun, 12 May 2002 03:33:32 +0000 (03:33 +0000)]
Sorry, this bugs broke DDP site build process.

I saw simple typos (missing ";") and <ftppath>-tags which does not exist
in English.  This was good iontension but used in conflict with the
current common.ent.

I hopefully used 8-bit clean editor (vimand  mcedit in LC_ALL=C).  I do
not have LANG=ja_JP in my system :( Shame on me.

Now DDP site shall build :)

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17 years agoentity'ize master.debian.org, us-upload-dir, non-us-upload-dir
aph [Sat, 11 May 2002 20:11:03 +0000 (20:11 +0000)]
entity'ize debian.org, us-upload-dir, non-us-upload-dir

tagging improvements: replace <tt> with <file> for files and
directories; since <tt><var> and <example><var> doesn't look right,
work-around with &lt;...&gt;

fix some awkward working from recent updates

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17 years ago* Sec "Writing useful descriptions": added a blurb about spell-checking.
hertzog [Fri, 10 May 2002 20:27:22 +0000 (20:27 +0000)]
* Sec "Writing useful descriptions": added a blurb about spell-checking.

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17 years ago- Sec "The Package Tracking System": filled with content from
hertzog [Thu, 9 May 2002 22:24:33 +0000 (22:24 +0000)]
- Sec "The Package Tracking System": filled with content from
  Francesco Paolo Lovergine. Heavily updated by myself.
- New Section "Managing sponsored packages" contributed by
  Francesco Paolo Lovergine. Slightly updated by myself.

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17 years ago- Various spelling fixes.
hertzog [Thu, 9 May 2002 17:43:53 +0000 (17:43 +0000)]
- Various spelling fixes.
- Sec "Developer Database": added a sentence about finger
  login@debian.org.
- Update the total number of packages and the example directory tree
  of a Debian archive.
- Updated the list of available architectures.
- Commented out the "Subsections" section since it will RSN have nothing
  to with the Debian archive. It's just a generic information field
  of the package and nothing more.
- Added more incentive to use experimental since it doesn't cause
  any pains to the ftpmasters.
- Sec "When to do a source NMU": updated the NMU "protocol" and suggest
  the use of the delayed queue.
- New Section "Acknowledging the NMUs" to explain the need to integrate
  the changes introduced by NMUs. Insists on the fact that one shouldn't
  be upset by a NMU.
- Stubbed in new Section "Collaborative maintenance".
- Stubbed in new Section "The Package Tracking System".

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17 years ago- Sec "The Incoming system" in "Resources", describe how it works and
hertzog [Thu, 9 May 2002 09:45:27 +0000 (09:45 +0000)]
- Sec "The Incoming system" in "Resources", describe how it works and
  also speak of the DELAYED directory. closes: #135562, #136774

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17 years ago- Explain to reassign/close bugs of removed packages. closes: #130255
hertzog [Wed, 8 May 2002 22:27:35 +0000 (22:27 +0000)]
- Explain to reassign/close bugs of removed packages. closes: #130255
- Updates the note about software subject to US patents. closes: #142798
- New Section "Contacting other maintainers" under "Beyond packaging"
  Document the package@packages.debian.org alias; closes: #114553
- New Section "Package's information" under Resources
  Document http://packages.debian.org/<package>,
  http://bugs.debian.org/<package> and the madison utility.
- Sec "Reporting bugs": added http://bugs.debian.org/from:email@isp.com
- Sec "Handling bugs": added http://bugs.debian.org/login@debian.org

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17 years agostandardizing some of Raphael's entries
aph [Wed, 8 May 2002 20:07:55 +0000 (20:07 +0000)]
standardizing some of Raphael's entries

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17 years ago- Indicated that the list of subsections is defined in the policy.
hertzog [Wed, 8 May 2002 15:34:10 +0000 (15:34 +0000)]
- Indicated that the list of subsections is defined in the policy.
  Closes: #123586
- Removed some cruft in `Announcing package uploads'.
- Document the testing scripts. Closes: #129445

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17 years ago- Added best packaging practices chapter.
hertzog [Wed, 8 May 2002 10:29:20 +0000 (10:29 +0000)]
- Added best packaging practices chapter.
- Added "Writing useful descriptions" as a first entry in that
  chapter. Closes: #53109, #129848

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17 years ago- Little typo: s/you/your/.
hertzog [Tue, 7 May 2002 22:39:48 +0000 (22:39 +0000)]
- Little typo: s/you/your/.

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17 years agotrim the bad submit-bugs chapter; s/GPG/GnuPG/
aph [Tue, 7 May 2002 03:37:26 +0000 (03:37 +0000)]
trim the bad submit-bugs chapter; s/GPG/GnuPG/

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17 years agospell check and some awkward grammar
aph [Tue, 7 May 2002 03:10:20 +0000 (03:10 +0000)]
spell check and some awkward grammar

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17 years agocosmetics and Antoine's updates
aph [Tue, 7 May 2002 02:52:34 +0000 (02:52 +0000)]
cosmetics and Antoine's updates

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17 years ago- Changed -e by -m in the dpkg-buildpackage command line.
hertzog [Mon, 6 May 2002 23:25:59 +0000 (23:25 +0000)]
- Changed -e by -m in the dpkg-buildpackage command line.
- Remove all references explaining that the upstream orig tarball can be
  changed during lifetime.
- Deleted "binary NMU" when we really mean "porter upload" or "simple
  recompile".
- Elaborated more about "binary-only NMU".
- Detail more things about the removal of package.
- Fix other issues from #102626.

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17 years agoFinally in sync with 1.91 (aph updated the original before me).
ahulin [Mon, 6 May 2002 14:59:48 +0000 (14:59 +0000)]
Finally in sync with 1.91 (aph updated the original before me).

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17 years agoSmall changes.
ahulin [Mon, 6 May 2002 14:54:50 +0000 (14:54 +0000)]
Small changes.

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17 years agonew stubbed section I missed
aph [Mon, 6 May 2002 14:38:25 +0000 (14:38 +0000)]
new stubbed section I missed

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17 years agorecent changes
aph [Mon, 6 May 2002 14:32:46 +0000 (14:32 +0000)]
recent changes

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17 years agoSynchronized with 1.92.
ahulin [Mon, 6 May 2002 14:31:17 +0000 (14:31 +0000)]
Synchronized with 1.92.

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17 years ago - new Chapter "Resource for Debian Developers", incorporating
aph [Mon, 6 May 2002 14:29:55 +0000 (14:29 +0000)]
- new Chapter "Resource for Debian Developers", incorporating
      the former chapters
       Ch "Mailing Lists, Servers, and Other Machines"
       Ch "The Debian Archive"

    - new Chapter "Managing Packages", incorporating former chapters
       Ch "Package uploads"
       Ch "Non-Maintainer Uploads (NMUs)"
       Ch "Porting and Being Ported"
       Ch "Moving, Removing, Renaming, Adopting, and Orphaning Packages"
       Ch "Handling Bugs" (retitled "Handling package bugs")
       Sec "Bug housekeeping" (new section, some parts stubbed out)

    - new Chapter "Beyond Packaging" recommends ways to contribute
      to Debian beyond issues of package maintenance; incoporates
      Ch "Interaction with Prospective Developers", retitled to
          Sec "Interacting with Prospective Debian Developers"
      Sec "Submitting Bugs", renamed to "Reporting Bugs"
      Sec "QA" moved here from old Sec "Quality Assurance effort"
      Sec "Dealing with unreachable maintainers"

    - Sec "Voting" stubbed in Developer Duties
    - Sec "The Developers Database" added under Resources

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17 years agodepend for developers-reference.html/*
aph [Mon, 6 May 2002 14:28:47 +0000 (14:28 +0000)]
depend for developers-reference.html/*

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17 years ago - new Chapter "Beyond Packaging" for recommended ways to contribute
aph [Sun, 5 May 2002 20:44:48 +0000 (20:44 +0000)]
- new Chapter "Beyond Packaging" for recommended ways to contribute
      to Debian beyond issues of package maintenance; Ch "Interaction with
      Prospective Developers" moved into this chapter and renamed to Sec
      "Interacting with Prospective Debian Developers"
    - Section's first word capitalized, rest are normal case
    - purge a reference to the Packaging Manual; closes: #145039

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17 years agochapter titles need caps
aph [Sun, 5 May 2002 18:12:13 +0000 (18:12 +0000)]
chapter titles need caps

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17 years agorecent changes
aph [Sun, 5 May 2002 18:10:53 +0000 (18:10 +0000)]
recent changes

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17 years agoadd hertzog as co-maintainer
aph [Sun, 5 May 2002 18:10:45 +0000 (18:10 +0000)]
add hertzog as co-maintainer

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17 years ago - Sec "Getting started": link to New Maintainers' Guide
aph [Sun, 5 May 2002 18:10:29 +0000 (18:10 +0000)]
- Sec "Getting started": link to New Maintainers' Guide
    - Sec "Debian Mentors" renamed to "Debian Mentors and Sponsors",
      we add some info on sponsoring

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17 years agonewmaint guide and sponsor coordination page
aph [Sun, 5 May 2002 18:09:34 +0000 (18:09 +0000)]
newmaint guide and sponsor coordination page

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17 years agomakefile change; manoj is a co-maintainer
aph [Fri, 3 May 2002 17:21:52 +0000 (17:21 +0000)]
makefile change; manoj is a co-maintainer

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17 years agosimplifications to the tex prefix rules; they are completely
aph [Fri, 3 May 2002 17:20:39 +0000 (17:20 +0000)]
simplifications to the tex prefix rules; they are completely
irrelevant now though since debiandoc-sgml does it right

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17 years agoSmall corrections.
ahulin [Sat, 13 Apr 2002 22:46:14 +0000 (22:46 +0000)]
Small corrections.

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17 years agoSynchronized with 1.88.
ahulin [Sat, 13 Apr 2002 22:18:04 +0000 (22:18 +0000)]
Synchronized with 1.88.

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17 years agoMiscellaneous corrections
ahulin [Sat, 13 Apr 2002 22:14:24 +0000 (22:14 +0000)]
Miscellaneous corrections

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17 years agoupdate for next release
aph [Mon, 8 Apr 2002 06:57:12 +0000 (06:57 +0000)]
update for next release

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17 years agoyet more todo
aph [Mon, 8 Apr 2002 06:57:08 +0000 (06:57 +0000)]
yet more todo

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17 years agomore todo
aph [Mon, 8 Apr 2002 06:53:41 +0000 (06:53 +0000)]
more todo

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17 years ago - dpkg-dev-el: new section
aph [Mon, 8 Apr 2002 06:35:18 +0000 (06:35 +0000)]
  - dpkg-dev-el: new section
    - Ch "Package uploads":
      - new Sec "Adding an entry to debian/changelog"
      - rename Sec "Announcing new packages" to "New packages"
    - crypto is in main, non-US is for patent restrictions, so:
      - excise some text from "Registering as a Debian developer"
      - changes in Sec "Uploading to ftp-master"
      - changes in Sec "Uploading to non-US"

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17 years agoSec "Mailing Lists": where to find private archives, closes: #96780
aph [Mon, 8 Apr 2002 05:44:26 +0000 (05:44 +0000)]
Sec "Mailing Lists": where to find private archives, closes: #96780

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17 years agoFIXME for more programs to document
aph [Mon, 8 Apr 2002 05:33:55 +0000 (05:33 +0000)]
FIXME for more programs to document

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17 years ago - Ch "Overview of Debian Maintainer Tools":
aph [Mon, 8 Apr 2002 05:23:55 +0000 (05:23 +0000)]
- Ch "Overview of Debian Maintainer Tools":
      - improve the intro
      - debconf-doc mentioned for debconf
      - debhelper: don't talk about debmake; mention how to get info on the dh-* pkgs
      - dput: new section, closes: #129378
      - debootstrap: new section, closes: #129377
      - other minor wording changes

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17 years agorecent changes
aph [Sun, 7 Apr 2002 07:02:26 +0000 (07:02 +0000)]
recent changes

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17 years agoCharles Briscoe-Smith deprecates yada
aph [Mon, 1 Apr 2002 15:50:49 +0000 (15:50 +0000)]
Charles Briscoe-Smith deprecates yada

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17 years agochanges for next version, not yet ready for release though
aph [Sun, 31 Mar 2002 22:09:47 +0000 (22:09 +0000)]
changes for next version, not yet ready for release though

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17 years agofrom Martin Michlmayr: changes in upload situation, not possible to
aph [Sun, 31 Mar 2002 22:08:39 +0000 (22:08 +0000)]
from Martin Michlmayr: changes in upload situation, not possible to
remove from Incoming anymore, talk about dput a bit; closes: #135559

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17 years agoIncrement the cvs-en-rev entity
ahulin [Fri, 15 Mar 2002 18:14:57 +0000 (18:14 +0000)]
Increment the cvs-en-rev entity

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17 years agoMiscellaneous corrections
ahulin [Fri, 15 Mar 2002 17:45:27 +0000 (17:45 +0000)]
Miscellaneous corrections

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17 years agoSynchronized with version 1.80
ahulin [Mon, 11 Mar 2002 22:03:59 +0000 (22:03 +0000)]
Synchronized with version 1.80

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