[Pkg-fonts-devel] override: fontforge-dbg:debug/extra [was: Re: fontforge override disparity]

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Wed Mar 14 21:19:41 UTC 2012

Package: ftp.debian.org
Severity: normal

On 03/14/2012 01:43 AM, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Quoting Debian FTP Masters (ftpmaster at ftp-master.debian.org):
>> There are disparities between your recently accepted upload and the
>> override file for the following file(s):
>> fontforge-dbg_0.0.20120101+git-1_i386.deb: package says priority is extra, override says optional.
> For samba, we use "extra" for the -dbg package and there's no
> override, so my first guess is that the override should be changed and
> we should report that (I try to keep up with these override
> disparities when I see some).

I agree, the override should change -- debug material is lower priority 
than directly-functional code, and should be "extra"

If you'd like an Argument-by-Authority:


This e-mail should create the appropriate bug report to get the override 


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