jamessan at jamessan.com
Fri Mar 24 18:25:30 UTC 2006
Just wanted some feedback on a few things I noticed in our control file.
1) vim-doc is in Section: editors. Should that be doc? Linda suggests
so, but lintian doesn't. There are plenty of other -doc packages
that are in the same Section as their respective binary package.
2) The vim package Provides/Replaces/Conflicts with vim-rt. I don't see
that package anywhere in the archive and packages.debian.org doesn't
show it in stable or oldstable. It seems like it'd be safe to remove
3) vim-common Recommends 'vim | vim-tiny'. Would it make more sense to
have it Recommend all of the vim variants and for vim-gui-common to
only Recommend the gui variants? This would solve a slight aesthetic
issue when using aptitude. If you install a gui variant, aptitude
will select to install vim since it's Recommended. You can undo the
selection, but it seems like it'd make more sense to Recommend all of
Quick note about the vim7 status. It's cleaned up pretty well, I'm
about ready to commit everything. I've fixed a lot of the alternatives
problems I mentioned in my previous email. Once I get that done, I'll
start backporting the changes to our vim6 package.
GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <jamessan at jamessan.com>
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