Debian Tag Browser on, bug with "debtags update" on etch?

Florent Rougon f.rougon at
Tue Jul 3 15:03:36 UTC 2007


"Erich Schubert" <erich.schubert at> wrote:

> Hi,
> isn't using the latest data anymore IIRC.
> Well, I think we've setup some sync, but it likely isn't complete.

Ah, in this case, please remove references to from, or at least write
it is out-of-date wherever they appear.

> I recommend using
> and
> instead. They are a lot better (and using the new database).


> The situation you listed likely is a consequence of the incomplete
> synchronization.
> The package browser on doesn't know about facets.
> Instead, it emulates facets by treating them like tags on their own.
> Now if you add "culuture::foobar", this will also add a tag "culture"
> in the old DB. Removing it will however not remove the "culture" tag
> again, that's how this situation probably arose.

Ah, I see, thanks for the explanation.

> As for your "debtags update" question, I'll let Enrico reply to that one.

I'd tend to say it is a bug in the version of debtags from etch, because
I tried the very same thing in my sid chroot and there it worked fine.

Thanks for your answer.



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