[Dctrl-tools-devel] Description-less packages file

Gerfried Fuchs rhonda at deb.at
Wed Nov 9 12:27:07 UTC 2011


* Joerg Jaspert <joerg at debian.org> [2011-11-03 22:39:02 CET]:
> I just merged a patch from Ansgar to generate the Packages files without
> the English description embedded inside them. Instead they are now
> written into a new file, the "English Translation" file in
> "main/i18n/Translation-en.bz2". They thus appear alongside all other
> translated descriptions as "just another language". apt & co will (or
> should) just download those Translation files to show the description,
> as they do already for all other languages.

 I am investigating from the packages site point of view already, this
is the case in Ubuntu for a bit already and I can use
packages.ubuntu.com as testbed for that. :)

 I hope to get this done in the not too far future.
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