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20 years agoit helps to sign the changelog
aph [Sun, 12 Sep 1999 22:17:16 +0000 (22:17 +0000)]
it helps to sign the changelog

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20 years agoadd stuff for dinstall bug closing; note alternate names for DSA
aph [Sun, 12 Sep 1999 22:13:33 +0000 (22:13 +0000)]
add stuff for dinstall bug closing; note alternate names for DSA

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20 years agofix a bug in how we deal with debian/control
aph [Sun, 12 Sep 1999 01:55:19 +0000 (01:55 +0000)]
fix a bug in how we deal with debian/control

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20 years agodynamically generate the TOC in the package description from developers-reference...
aph [Sun, 12 Sep 1999 01:33:46 +0000 (01:33 +0000)]
dynamically generate the TOC in the package description from developers-reference.sgml

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20 years agopgp to rsa changes, 2.7.1 first cut
aph [Sat, 11 Sep 1999 22:55:37 +0000 (22:55 +0000)]
pgp to rsa changes, 2.7.1 first cut

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20 years ago2.7.0 update, see the changelog
aph [Tue, 17 Aug 1999 03:59:50 +0000 (03:59 +0000)]
2.7.0 update, see the changelog

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20 years agodocument bug 37392 closing
aph [Sun, 15 Aug 1999 23:43:55 +0000 (23:43 +0000)]
document bug 37392 closing

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20 years agofirst cut of next version
aph [Sun, 15 Aug 1999 23:26:01 +0000 (23:26 +0000)]
first cut of next version

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20 years agostart effort to split out common entities
aph [Sun, 15 Aug 1999 23:24:04 +0000 (23:24 +0000)]
start effort to split out common entities

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20 years agofile added
aph [Sun, 15 Aug 1999 23:22:14 +0000 (23:22 +0000)]
file added

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20 years agofix section, closing bug 37392
aph [Wed, 11 Aug 1999 17:22:18 +0000 (17:22 +0000)]
fix section, closing bug 37392

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20 years agoadd old french translations
clebars [Tue, 27 Jul 1999 19:38:44 +0000 (19:38 +0000)]
add old french translations

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21 years ago2.6.8, first cut
aph [Sat, 22 May 1999 01:47:01 +0000 (01:47 +0000)]
2.6.8, first cut

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21 years agocorrection about login name on master -- eight chars or less, not
aph [Sat, 22 May 1999 01:45:25 +0000 (01:45 +0000)]
correction about login name on master -- eight chars or less, not
seven (and remove the footnote asking why seven)

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21 years agoversion 2.6.7
aph [Fri, 21 May 1999 05:39:59 +0000 (05:39 +0000)]
version 2.6.7

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21 years agoCh. "Overview of Debian Maintainer Tools": new section for yada (um,
aph [Fri, 21 May 1999 05:39:34 +0000 (05:39 +0000)]
Ch. "Overview of Debian Maintainer Tools": new section for yada (um,
    someone who uses this should check my description), correct build ->
    debuild in the devscripts section (closes Bug#38053)

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21 years agocapitalize section name (closes Bug#37392)
aph [Fri, 21 May 1999 05:36:12 +0000 (05:36 +0000)]
capitalize section name (closes Bug#37392)

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21 years agonormalize SGML elements which were <foo/.../ to <foo>...</foo>;
aph [Sun, 9 May 1999 22:11:59 +0000 (22:11 +0000)]
normalize SGML elements which were <foo/.../ to <foo>...</foo>;
re-fill paragraphs -- NO CONTENT CHANGES

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21 years ago2nd cut
aph [Sun, 9 May 1999 05:10:54 +0000 (05:10 +0000)]
2nd cut

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21 years agore-enable letter-sized PDFs
aph [Sun, 9 May 1999 05:08:17 +0000 (05:08 +0000)]
re-enable letter-sized PDFs

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21 years agofirst cut 2.6.6
aph [Sun, 9 May 1999 04:44:08 +0000 (04:44 +0000)]
first cut 2.6.6

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21 years ago * Sec. "The master server": note that problems on Debian ftp can be sent
aph [Sun, 9 May 1999 04:34:59 +0000 (04:34 +0000)]
  * Sec. "The master server": note that problems on Debian ftp can be sent
    to ftpmaster@debian.org also
  * Secs. "Uploads via chiark" and "Uploads via erlangen": remove
    'cron-driven' (thanks Roman Hodek)
  * Sec. "Being Kind to Porters": typos corrected, note that binary-arch
    and binary-indep targets should work independantly (thanks Roman
    Hodek)
  * Sec. "buildd": remove erroneous reference to debbuild, reorganize the
    section and correct typos (thank again Roman -- boy, this is the all
    Roman release)

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21 years ago * Sec. "Architectures": correction on supported architecture in Linux
aph [Tue, 4 May 1999 07:32:19 +0000 (07:32 +0000)]
  * Sec. "Architectures": correction on supported architecture in Linux
    2.2, from Job Bogan
  * Sec. "Experimental": other reasons to use or not use the experiment
    archive "section", from comments by Guy Maor
  * Sec. "Being Kind to Porters": replace x86 with i386 (closes Bug#36485)
  * debian/rules: date printing protected from local l10n (closes Bug#36891)
  * Ch. "Mailing Lists, Servers, and Other Machines": renamed chapter; add
    intro paragraph
  * Sec. "Debian Servers": new, for talking about the standard servers,
    with intro; demoted server sections under that
  * Sec. "The FTP servers": was empty, removed
  * Sec. "The master server": fill in more info and cross-refs on how to
    report problems
  * Sec. "The CVS server": add some more detail which should be included
    when requesting cvs areas; mention the cvsweb URL
  * Sec. "Other Debian Machines": new section, list the machines for which
    a normal developer may have access.

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21 years agoignorable
aph [Sat, 10 Apr 1999 01:20:08 +0000 (01:20 +0000)]
ignorable

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21 years agohack 'byhand' file entries to include debian version number in it, so
aph [Sat, 10 Apr 1999 01:18:56 +0000 (01:18 +0000)]
hack 'byhand' file entries to include debian version number in it, so
subsequent uploads of the package into Incoming don't step all over
each other

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21 years ago2.6.3: correction from James Troup -- <keyring-maint> is indeed the
aph [Sun, 4 Apr 1999 17:35:31 +0000 (17:35 +0000)]
2.6.3: correction from James Troup -- <keyring-maint> is indeed the
correct address for PGP key updates

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21 years agoSec. "fakeroot": libtricks is not replacing anything after all;
aph [Sun, 4 Apr 1999 08:42:39 +0000 (08:42 +0000)]
Sec. "fakeroot": libtricks is not replacing anything after all;
use public declaration

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21 years ago2nd cut
aph [Sat, 3 Apr 1999 22:15:22 +0000 (22:15 +0000)]
2nd cut

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21 years agomatch priority in override files on archive
aph [Sat, 3 Apr 1999 22:13:37 +0000 (22:13 +0000)]
match priority in override files on archive

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21 years agofix typo
aph [Sat, 3 Apr 1999 22:12:31 +0000 (22:12 +0000)]
fix typo

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21 years agofirst cut 2.6.1
aph [Sat, 3 Apr 1999 21:15:34 +0000 (21:15 +0000)]
first cut 2.6.1

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21 years agomaking PDF now, not PS; deal with new debiandoc-sgml output naming
aph [Sat, 3 Apr 1999 21:15:11 +0000 (21:15 +0000)]
making PDF now, not PS; deal with new debiandoc-sgml output naming

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21 years agodeal with debian-constitution docreg files
aph [Sat, 3 Apr 1999 21:14:23 +0000 (21:14 +0000)]
deal with debian-constitution docreg files

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21 years ago * Sec. "Maintaining Your Public Key" -- give email addresses as
aph [Sat, 3 Apr 1999 21:11:09 +0000 (21:11 +0000)]
  * Sec. "Maintaining Your Public Key" -- give email addresses as
    {pgp,gpg}-update@debian.org, at James Troup's request (note to Jameas,
    if you see this: /usr/doc/debian-keyring/README.gz talks about
    <keyring-maint> instead)
  * Ch. "Overview of Debian Maintainer Tools" -- add Sec. "debget"

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21 years agocope with new file name extensions and PDF file
aph [Sat, 3 Apr 1999 21:08:30 +0000 (21:08 +0000)]
cope with new file name extensions and PDF file

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21 years agonew file
aph [Sat, 3 Apr 1999 21:01:06 +0000 (21:01 +0000)]
new file

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21 years agoimport from webml (www.debian.org)
aph [Sat, 3 Apr 1999 19:43:07 +0000 (19:43 +0000)]
import from webml (www.debian.org)

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21 years ago2.6.0.1 pre version (will be changed to 2.6.1 when I release officially)
aph [Wed, 3 Mar 1999 20:22:32 +0000 (20:22 +0000)]
2.6.0.1 pre version (will be changed to 2.6.1 when I release officially)

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21 years agohousekeeping
aph [Wed, 3 Mar 1999 20:21:25 +0000 (20:21 +0000)]
housekeeping

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21 years ago<chapt id="scope">Scope of This Document -- typo correction
aph [Wed, 3 Mar 1999 20:20:20 +0000 (20:20 +0000)]
<chapt id="scope">Scope of This Document -- typo correction

<sect id="fakeroot"> -- it's libtricks, not libtool

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21 years agoadd abstract
aph [Wed, 3 Mar 1999 20:06:58 +0000 (20:06 +0000)]
add abstract

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21 years agoplea for frozen too
aph [Thu, 11 Feb 1999 08:10:54 +0000 (08:10 +0000)]
plea for frozen too

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21 years agover 2.6.0
aph [Thu, 11 Feb 1999 08:06:50 +0000 (08:06 +0000)]
ver 2.6.0

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21 years agoremove menu file
aph [Thu, 11 Feb 1999 08:06:05 +0000 (08:06 +0000)]
remove menu file

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21 years ago * Ch. "Porting and Being Ported": porter information broken out into it's
aph [Thu, 11 Feb 1999 08:05:18 +0000 (08:05 +0000)]
  * Ch. "Porting and Being Ported": porter information broken out into it's
    own chapter, Sec. "Guidelines for Porter Uploads" and "When to do a
    source NMU if you are a porter" moved to this chapter; porter tool
    descriptions such as 'quinn-diff' moved to this section.  Sec. "Being
    Kind to Porters" added, with tips for how to avoid making problems for
    porters.
  * Ch. "Non-Maintainer Uploads (NMUs)": update for the new chapter, and
    tighten up the language a bit
  * Sec. "Monitoring bugs": add a little cron job to get an 'index maint'
    of outstanding bugs (closes Bug#31259), loosen language a tiny bit
    w.r.t. non-maintainers or submitters closing bugs (closes Bug#30394)
  * Sec. "Scope of This Document": point out that this file is not
    official policy
  * Ch. "Handling Bugs": renamed from "Handling Bug Reports", incorporate
    some suggestions from James Troup, namely, don't mail from your root
    account, don't close bugs via control@bugs.debian.org; break out new
    sections, "Submitting Bugs" and "Responding to Bugs"
  * Ch. "Overview of Debian Maintainer Tools": remove attribution for
    package maintainers, since I can't keep up; add entries for fakeroot
    and devscripts
  * Ch. "Maintaining Your Debian Information": new chapter, quite small
    right now; it mentions keyring-maint@debian.org for key modification,
    warns against putting private keys on multi-user machines, and talks
    about how to depart Debian gracefully
  * typo correction from Christian Hudon (closes Bug#32052)
  * menu file removed, obsoleted by doc-base file
  * parameterize some often-changing values with SGML entities, update
    number of available packages
  * use new way of notating multiple copyrights
  * change <tt> elements to <file> where appropriate

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21 years agofix maintainer name
aph [Thu, 11 Feb 1999 08:04:04 +0000 (08:04 +0000)]
fix maintainer name

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21 years agoobsoleted by doc-base file
aph [Thu, 11 Feb 1999 05:02:08 +0000 (05:02 +0000)]
obsoleted by doc-base file

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21 years agofix for Bug#32052
aph [Tue, 19 Jan 1999 09:08:20 +0000 (09:08 +0000)]
fix for Bug#32052

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21 years agoadded version.ent to docdir for Bug#31034
aph [Tue, 29 Dec 1998 07:46:58 +0000 (07:46 +0000)]
added version.ent to docdir for Bug#31034

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21 years agos/ppc/powerpc/, other spellfixes
aph [Fri, 18 Dec 1998 05:10:47 +0000 (05:10 +0000)]
s/ppc/powerpc/, other spellfixes

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21 years agoearly cut 2.5.0.3
aph [Fri, 18 Dec 1998 05:09:19 +0000 (05:09 +0000)]
early cut 2.5.0.3

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21 years ago*** empty log message ***
aph [Wed, 25 Nov 1998 10:40:23 +0000 (10:40 +0000)]
*** empty log message ***

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21 years ago * Sec. "Removing a package from Incoming": tiny section added
aph [Wed, 25 Nov 1998 10:39:58 +0000 (10:39 +0000)]
  * Sec. "Removing a package from Incoming": tiny section added
  * some PGP-centricity removed
  * Sec. "Adopting a package": point out that hijacking packages is not ok
  * Ch. "Non-Maintainer Uploads (NMUs) and Porters": change NMU to
    source NMU, port to binary NMU, shorten the window for porters a
    tad; fix spelling; stress that non-maintainer patches must be
    non-disruptive and that aesthetic issues are not suitable for fixing
    by non-maintainers; other fixes as suggested by interested parties

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21 years agofinish 1st draft filling in NMU/porter chapter
aph [Sat, 21 Nov 1998 18:13:51 +0000 (18:13 +0000)]
finish 1st draft filling in NMU/porter chapter

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21 years agomore work on the NMU/porters chapter
aph [Thu, 19 Nov 1998 22:49:02 +0000 (22:49 +0000)]
more work on the NMU/porters chapter

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21 years agouse changelog date for SGML timestamping, not current date
aph [Thu, 19 Nov 1998 22:31:46 +0000 (22:31 +0000)]
use changelog date for SGML timestamping, not current date

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21 years agoremove obsolete 'dirs' file
aph [Mon, 16 Nov 1998 05:46:12 +0000 (05:46 +0000)]
remove obsolete 'dirs' file

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21 years agoname change
aph [Mon, 16 Nov 1998 05:41:24 +0000 (05:41 +0000)]
name change

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21 years ago*** empty log message ***
aph [Mon, 16 Nov 1998 05:40:52 +0000 (05:40 +0000)]
*** empty log message ***

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21 years agoname change
aph [Mon, 16 Nov 1998 05:39:43 +0000 (05:39 +0000)]
name change

fix SGML nit

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21 years ago*** empty log message ***
aph [Mon, 16 Nov 1998 05:10:37 +0000 (05:10 +0000)]
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21 years agoSec. "Maintainer changes": renamed to "Adopting a package" and moved
aph [Mon, 16 Nov 1998 01:17:18 +0000 (01:17 +0000)]
Sec. "Maintainer changes": renamed to "Adopting a package" and moved
to Chapter "Moving, Removing, Renaming, Adopting, and Orphaning
Packages".

Ch. "Non-Maintainer Uploads (NMUs) and Porters":  new chapter
discussing NMUs and porters; Section "Interim Releases" integrated out
of existance

of course the obligatory typo, grammar, and spelling corrections

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21 years agofix semantics to match PUBLISHDIR
aph [Sun, 15 Nov 1998 09:23:17 +0000 (09:23 +0000)]
fix semantics to match PUBLISHDIR

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21 years agotweaking for release
aph [Thu, 12 Nov 1998 05:48:38 +0000 (05:48 +0000)]
tweaking for release

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21 years agofix copyright byline
aph [Thu, 12 Nov 1998 05:47:55 +0000 (05:47 +0000)]
fix copyright byline

remove URL to fragment identifier

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21 years agofinal release version
aph [Thu, 12 Nov 1998 03:56:27 +0000 (03:56 +0000)]
final release version

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21 years ago"Interim releases": if you NMU a new upstream version (0.1), run
aph [Mon, 9 Nov 1998 10:11:43 +0000 (10:11 +0000)]
"Interim releases": if you NMU a new upstream version (0.1), run
'dpkg-buildpackage -sa'

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21 years agobump stds version
aph [Mon, 9 Nov 1998 08:09:48 +0000 (08:09 +0000)]
bump stds version

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21 years agopre-release for 2.5.0
aph [Mon, 9 Nov 1998 08:07:21 +0000 (08:07 +0000)]
pre-release for 2.5.0

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21 years agomany many changes, see the changelog, I'm too tired...
aph [Mon, 9 Nov 1998 08:06:57 +0000 (08:06 +0000)]
many many changes, see the changelog, I'm too tired...

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21 years agocorrect new maintainer instructions pretty heavily (see changelog)
aph [Sun, 8 Nov 1998 02:12:17 +0000 (02:12 +0000)]
correct new maintainer instructions pretty heavily (see changelog)

red-pen corrections

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21 years agodebiandoc2ps done in build, not binary-indep
aph [Sun, 8 Nov 1998 02:08:25 +0000 (02:08 +0000)]
debiandoc2ps done in build, not binary-indep

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21 years agocorrect some new-maintainer directions
aph [Sun, 8 Nov 1998 02:07:27 +0000 (02:07 +0000)]
correct some new-maintainer directions

red-pen corrections

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21 years ago*** empty log message ***
aph [Sun, 8 Nov 1998 02:06:25 +0000 (02:06 +0000)]
*** empty log message ***

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21 years agowhy bother checking for root, don't be a fascist
aph [Sat, 7 Nov 1998 21:58:03 +0000 (21:58 +0000)]
why bother checking for root, don't be a fascist

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21 years agofill in servers section
aph [Thu, 5 Nov 1998 07:34:45 +0000 (07:34 +0000)]
fill in servers section

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21 years agofirst cut
aph [Thu, 5 Nov 1998 07:24:02 +0000 (07:24 +0000)]
first cut

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21 years agos/m86k/m68k/
aph [Sun, 1 Nov 1998 22:40:03 +0000 (22:40 +0000)]
s/m86k/m68k/

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21 years agouse new <package> tag where appropriate (Ardo, you rock)
aph [Sun, 1 Nov 1998 22:27:09 +0000 (22:27 +0000)]
use new <package> tag where appropriate (Ardo, you rock)

advise against uploading when a package has lintian problems of
severity 'E'

rename 'Whirlwind Tour' section to 'Overview of...'

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21 years agocosmetic changes
aph [Mon, 19 Oct 1998 04:41:46 +0000 (04:41 +0000)]
cosmetic changes

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21 years agonote the new chapter on maintainer tools
aph [Thu, 1 Oct 1998 07:45:00 +0000 (07:45 +0000)]
note the new chapter on maintainer tools

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21 years agospell check
aph [Thu, 1 Oct 1998 07:44:38 +0000 (07:44 +0000)]
spell check

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21 years agorename html rule to build rule, since it doesn't just make html
aph [Thu, 1 Oct 1998 07:28:43 +0000 (07:28 +0000)]
rename html rule to build rule, since it doesn't just make html

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21 years agoincorporated suggestions from or inspired by Branden Robinson
aph [Thu, 1 Oct 1998 07:25:51 +0000 (07:25 +0000)]
incorporated suggestions from or inspired by Branden Robinson

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21 years agoCorrection to makefile target
olly [Mon, 28 Sep 1998 10:19:41 +0000 (10:19 +0000)]
Correction to makefile target

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21 years agomake ddp publish rule really publish
aph [Mon, 28 Sep 1998 05:46:52 +0000 (05:46 +0000)]
make ddp publish rule really publish

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21 years agominor changes
aph [Mon, 28 Sep 1998 04:59:56 +0000 (04:59 +0000)]
minor changes

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21 years agoremove source-depends rule, not needed....
aph [Mon, 28 Sep 1998 04:58:35 +0000 (04:58 +0000)]
remove source-depends rule, not needed....

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21 years agoinitial
aph [Mon, 28 Sep 1998 04:57:32 +0000 (04:57 +0000)]
initial

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21 years agoFirst cut for 2.4.1.5 version
aph [Mon, 28 Sep 1998 02:39:56 +0000 (02:39 +0000)]
First cut for 2.4.1.5 version

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21 years agoFix instructions for new maintainers, incorporating the actual text
aph [Mon, 28 Sep 1998 02:39:19 +0000 (02:39 +0000)]
Fix instructions for new maintainers, incorporating the actual text
sent to prospective new maintainers.  Improve this text a bit for
readability, coverage, and organization.  Significant changes were
patched back to the new-maintainers group, if they care to use
them. (closes Bug#26948)

Add an introductory "Scope" section which helps delineate what should
and should not be included in this Reference.

Add discussion of the "experimental" distribution, culled from an
email from Guy Maor on debian-devel.

Point to doc-debian's mailing list instructions where relevant.

Made references to online documentation into URLs where possible.

Little corrections here and there.

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21 years agocomplete stuff for this round of textual overhauls, notably adding
aph [Mon, 21 Sep 1998 08:16:33 +0000 (08:16 +0000)]
complete stuff for this round of textual overhauls, notably adding
section on removing, renaming, orphaning packages

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21 years agofix source-depends
aph [Sun, 20 Sep 1998 23:43:04 +0000 (23:43 +0000)]
fix source-depends

fix dependancy for build

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21 years agofirst cut for 2.4.1.4, which is a lot of changes. Still need to
aph [Sun, 20 Sep 1998 23:42:23 +0000 (23:42 +0000)]
first cut for 2.4.1.4, which is a lot of changes.  Still need to
fix terminology for "section" and "distribution" and the like

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21 years agoignorables
aph [Sun, 20 Sep 1998 23:41:36 +0000 (23:41 +0000)]
ignorables

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21 years agoadded source depends hackery
aph [Tue, 28 Jul 1998 05:04:10 +0000 (05:04 +0000)]
added source depends hackery

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21 years agolotsa bugfixing
aph [Thu, 16 Jul 1998 04:55:25 +0000 (04:55 +0000)]
lotsa bugfixing

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21 years ago*** empty log message ***
aph [Thu, 16 Jul 1998 04:54:32 +0000 (04:54 +0000)]
*** empty log message ***

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21 years agoradical aph'ification of rules
aph [Thu, 16 Jul 1998 03:57:14 +0000 (03:57 +0000)]
radical aph'ification of rules

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21 years agobump
aph [Thu, 16 Jul 1998 03:50:49 +0000 (03:50 +0000)]
bump

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