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Re: Agenda for the 2009-05-26 Packaging Committee meeting



On 05/26/2009 03:38 PM, Panu Matilainen wrote:

> Smart in GUI-mode and Synaptic currently use the Group tag to, well,
> group the packages for viewing:
> http://laiskiainen.org/tmp/smartpm-groups.png. 

That's great.

Apt (and smartpm in
> cli-mode) dont care.
> 
> Without spec specified Group they all get lumped under "Unspecified" but
> as the group tags are already wildly inconsistent, full of typos etc...
> dunno if it's such a big loss.

Yes, the packaging/review guidelines only care about comps grouping and
not the Group tag. So for many packages, it is pretty arbitrary. I
guess, we can just lose both build root and group tag to reduce noise.

Rahul


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