[Pkg-crosswire-devel] Fwd: Debian policy update (

Dmitrijs Ledkovs dmitrij.ledkov at gmail.com
Thu Jun 18 03:00:52 BST 2009


Nice work =))) Don't forget to bump the debian policy standard (it now
has the extended amount of sections as announce by archive team
shortly after Lenny release with the "debug" section ;-) )

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From: Bill Allombert <Bill.Allombert at math.u-bordeaux1.fr>
Date: 2009/6/16
Subject: Debian policy update (
To: debian-devel-announce at lists.debian.org

Dear developers,

Debian policy has been uploaded today with the following changes:

     * The list of archive sections has been significantly expanded.  See
       for the list of new sections and rules for how to categorize
       packages.                                                 [2.4]
     * All packages must use debconf or equivalent for user prompting,
       though essential packages or their dependencies may also fall
       back on other methods.                                    [3.9.1]
     * Legacy XFree86 servers no longer get a special exception from the
       FHS permitting /etc/X11/XF86Config-4.                     [9.1]
     * Removed obsolete dependency requirements for packages that use
       /var/mail.                                                [9.1.3]
     * Speedo fonts are now deprecated.  The X backend was disabled
       starting in lenny.                                        [11.8.5]
     * The GNU Free Documentation License version 1.3 is included in
       common-licenses and should be referenced from there.      [12.5]
     * The requirements for source package names are now explicitly
       spelled out.                                              [5.6.1]

Please read the full Debian Policy document for detail.

For the Debian Policy team,
Bill. <ballombe at debian.org>

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With best regards

Dmitrijs Ledkovs (for short Dima),
Ледков Дмитрий Юрьевич
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