chiark / gitweb /
developers-reference.git
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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18 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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18 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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18 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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18 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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18 years agoMiscellaneous corrections
ahulin [Fri, 15 Mar 2002 17:45:27 +0000 (17:45 +0000)]
Miscellaneous corrections

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18 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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18 years agoupdate for next release
aph [Sun, 24 Feb 2002 20:03:19 +0000 (20:03 +0000)]
update for next release

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18 years agoprepare 2.10.0
aph [Sun, 24 Feb 2002 19:57:24 +0000 (19:57 +0000)]
prepare 2.10.0

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18 years agofix a typo
aph [Sun, 24 Feb 2002 19:51:51 +0000 (19:51 +0000)]
fix a typo

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18 years agouse new language-independant entities
aph [Sun, 24 Feb 2002 19:51:03 +0000 (19:51 +0000)]
use new language-independant entities

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18 years agoisolate a few more language-independent bits; change /usr/doc to
aph [Sun, 24 Feb 2002 19:49:50 +0000 (19:49 +0000)]
isolate a few more language-independent bits; change /usr/doc to
/usr/share/doc, and typo in debian/copyright, closes: #126924

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18 years agosome suggestions on places to use the proper term, Debian GNU/Linux,
aph [Sun, 24 Feb 2002 19:32:51 +0000 (19:32 +0000)]
some suggestions on places to use the proper term, Debian GNU/Linux,
closes: #133953; use a new entity, debian-formal for the term

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18 years agodistclean, and clean is cleaner
aph [Sun, 24 Feb 2002 19:15:29 +0000 (19:15 +0000)]
distclean, and clean is cleaner

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18 years agopurge references to 'frozen' distribution, which doesn't exist anymore
aph [Sun, 24 Feb 2002 19:13:49 +0000 (19:13 +0000)]
purge references to 'frozen' distribution, which doesn't exist anymore

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18 years agobugs closed in NMUs should uses 'closes' changelog entries,
aph [Sun, 24 Feb 2002 17:48:00 +0000 (17:48 +0000)]
bugs closed in NMUs should uses 'closes' changelog entries,
closes: #133951

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18 years agoupdate the "Applying to Become a New Maintainer" section, with review
aph [Sun, 24 Feb 2002 17:40:41 +0000 (17:40 +0000)]
update the "Applying to Become a New Maintainer" section, with review
by Raphael Hertzog, closes: #133965

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18 years agosome minor cosmetics
aph [Sun, 24 Feb 2002 16:56:06 +0000 (16:56 +0000)]
some minor cosmetics

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18 years agoAdded ';' at the end of an entity.
ahulin [Sat, 23 Feb 2002 15:22:23 +0000 (15:22 +0000)]
Added ';' at the end of an entity.

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18 years agoadded a section on how to deal with unreachable (maybe-MIA) maintainers
kov [Wed, 20 Feb 2002 22:53:20 +0000 (22:53 +0000)]
added a section on how to deal with unreachable (maybe-MIA) maintainers

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18 years agoSynchronised with 1.72 (no real change needed, updated french version number)
ahulin [Thu, 27 Dec 2001 06:48:45 +0000 (06:48 +0000)]
Synchronised with 1.72 (no real change needed, updated french version number)

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18 years agowrong tense, noticed by Chris Tillman
joy [Wed, 26 Dec 2001 13:00:29 +0000 (13:00 +0000)]
wrong tense, noticed by Chris Tillman

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18 years agoModified translation of 'General Public license'
ahulin [Wed, 19 Dec 2001 10:55:26 +0000 (10:55 +0000)]
Modified translation of 'General Public license'

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18 years agoLast modifications reviewed by P. Batailler
ahulin [Mon, 17 Dec 2001 23:41:34 +0000 (23:41 +0000)]
Last modifications reviewed by P. Batailler

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18 years agoMiscellaneous changes to enhance overall coherence of the french translations
ahulin [Wed, 12 Dec 2001 13:46:13 +0000 (13:46 +0000)]
Miscellaneous changes to enhance overall coherence of the french translations

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18 years agoSynchronised with 1.71
ahulin [Wed, 12 Dec 2001 07:18:37 +0000 (07:18 +0000)]
Synchronised with 1.71

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18 years agomention how the vacation notices should include [VAC] in the subject; change the...
joy [Sun, 9 Dec 2001 12:55:37 +0000 (12:55 +0000)]
mention how the vacation notices should include [VAC] in the subject; change the full stop into an exclamation sign in the sentence about removing the on-vacation flag, many people forget this (i myself had the flag turned on for weeks after return at one time :)

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18 years agoRemoved some mistakes.
ahulin [Tue, 6 Nov 2001 04:22:25 +0000 (04:22 +0000)]
Removed some mistakes.

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18 years agoSynchronised with 1.70.
ahulin [Sat, 27 Oct 2001 05:56:22 +0000 (05:56 +0000)]
Synchronised with 1.70.

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18 years agoclean is cleaner
aph [Sun, 21 Oct 2001 05:24:58 +0000 (05:24 +0000)]
clean is cleaner

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18 years agoperpare next version as 2.9.0
aph [Sun, 21 Oct 2001 05:06:09 +0000 (05:06 +0000)]
perpare next version as 2.9.0

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18 years agoupdate for next release
aph [Sun, 21 Oct 2001 04:57:37 +0000 (04:57 +0000)]
update for next release

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18 years agofurther cleanups in the section about picking the distribution
joy [Thu, 18 Oct 2001 19:37:22 +0000 (19:37 +0000)]
further cleanups in the section about picking the distribution

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18 years agoreordered some subsections in the section about package uploads, it wasn't organized
joy [Thu, 18 Oct 2001 00:38:35 +0000 (00:38 +0000)]
reordered some subsections in the section about package uploads, it wasn't organized

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18 years agocombining stable with unstable is deprecated in another section, this paragraph needs...
joy [Thu, 18 Oct 2001 00:21:07 +0000 (00:21 +0000)]
combining stable with unstable is deprecated in another section, this paragraph needs to be removed

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18 years agoupdated the section about experimental (better late than never)
joy [Thu, 18 Oct 2001 00:17:43 +0000 (00:17 +0000)]
updated the section about experimental (better late than never)

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18 years agocreated a new subsection about uploading to stable, and elaborated about that subject...
joy [Thu, 18 Oct 2001 00:02:01 +0000 (00:02 +0000)]
created a new subsection about uploading to stable, and elaborated about that subject; removed a stray sentence about stable from the paragraph about security uploads (which apply to all distributions equally), and replaced the nonexistent term Security Manager with security officer which I saw used

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18 years agoReplaced "sévérité" by "gravité" which is a better translation of "severity".
ahulin [Wed, 3 Oct 2001 04:37:59 +0000 (04:37 +0000)]
Replaced "sévérité" by "gravité" which is a better translation of "severity".
Since "gravité" is also used on the debian website, this replacement also
helps coherence throughout the french documentation.

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18 years agoshipping 2.8.9
aph [Tue, 2 Oct 2001 07:21:43 +0000 (07:21 +0000)]
shipping 2.8.9

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18 years agoupdate for next release
aph [Tue, 2 Oct 2001 07:21:17 +0000 (07:21 +0000)]
update for next release

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18 years agoUpdates reviewed by P. Batailler.
ahulin [Wed, 26 Sep 2001 23:35:21 +0000 (23:35 +0000)]
Updates reviewed by P. Batailler.

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18 years agoIn sync with version 1.65... without bug.
ahulin [Sat, 8 Sep 2001 22:44:57 +0000 (22:44 +0000)]
In sync with version 1.65... without bug.

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18 years agoIn sync with version 1.65 of developers-reference.sgml.
ahulin [Sat, 8 Sep 2001 21:57:29 +0000 (21:57 +0000)]
In sync with version 1.65 of developers-reference.sgml.

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18 years agotypo fix thanks to Mark Hodge
aph [Fri, 24 Aug 2001 16:08:08 +0000 (16:08 +0000)]
typo fix thanks to Mark Hodge

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18 years agorecent changes
aph [Fri, 24 Aug 2001 16:03:40 +0000 (16:03 +0000)]
recent changes

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18 years agointegrate many changes from James Troup, part of #102626
aph [Fri, 24 Aug 2001 15:52:11 +0000 (15:52 +0000)]
integrate many changes from James Troup, part of #102626

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18 years agobreak out &number-of-arches as a variable, god that changes a lot !
aph [Fri, 24 Aug 2001 15:48:24 +0000 (15:48 +0000)]
break out &number-of-arches as a variable, god that changes a lot !

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18 years agoRemoved a brown-paper-bag mistake.
ahulin [Wed, 22 Aug 2001 04:42:47 +0000 (04:42 +0000)]
Removed a brown-paper-bag mistake.

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18 years agoprepare version 2.8.9
aph [Mon, 20 Aug 2001 03:05:55 +0000 (03:05 +0000)]
prepare version 2.8.9

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18 years agoSynchronized with cvs version 1.63 of developers-reference.sgml
ahulin [Sun, 19 Aug 2001 00:37:58 +0000 (00:37 +0000)]
Synchronized with cvs version 1.63 of developers-reference.sgml

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18 years agoreplaced some bogus <ftppath>s with <tt>s; noted how there's an upload queue on pando...
joy [Mon, 30 Jul 2001 12:15:29 +0000 (12:15 +0000)]
replaced some bogus <ftppath>s with <tt>s; noted how there's an upload queue on pandora, too

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18 years agoupdate
aph [Fri, 20 Jul 2001 21:56:26 +0000 (21:56 +0000)]
update

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18 years agoprepare 2.8.8
aph [Fri, 20 Jul 2001 21:56:10 +0000 (21:56 +0000)]
prepare 2.8.8

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18 years agoupcase chapter titles
aph [Fri, 20 Jul 2001 21:55:42 +0000 (21:55 +0000)]
upcase chapter titles

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18 years agoa few more strong words about sponsoring
joy [Tue, 17 Jul 2001 12:06:38 +0000 (12:06 +0000)]
a few more strong words about sponsoring

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18 years agostarted a new chapter about the relationship between old and new developers
joy [Mon, 16 Jul 2001 22:20:58 +0000 (22:20 +0000)]
started a new chapter about the relationship between old and new developers

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18 years agothis TODO item is fixed, the reference now explains how people.d.o works
joy [Sun, 15 Jul 2001 15:43:53 +0000 (15:43 +0000)]
this TODO item is fixed, the reference now explains how people.d.o works

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18 years agoexplained how to CC: debian-devel and how it's not completely obligatory
joy [Sun, 15 Jul 2001 15:07:46 +0000 (15:07 +0000)]
explained how to CC: debian-devel and how it's not completely obligatory

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18 years agoupdate for and require debiandoc-sgml 1.1.48 or better
aph [Thu, 21 Jun 2001 18:43:54 +0000 (18:43 +0000)]
update for and require debiandoc-sgml 1.1.48 or better

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