Packages list of Ubuntu dists / default Ubuntu dist

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Tue Apr 20 15:03:13 BST 2010

On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 11:55:13AM +0200, Loïc Minier wrote:
>         Hey there
>  At the end of karmic we tried updating packages with awareness of the
>  Ubuntu dist names to prepare for lucid, such as debootstrap, devscripts
>  and such.  This made it easier to e.g. create lucid chroot in the early
>  weeks of lucid while people were still running karmic.  I saw this
>  started to happen with maverick preparations in lucid; great!  This is
>  my list of packages which need an update that I know of, and the type
>  of information they carry when I know it:
>     * bzr-builddeb
>     * debootstrap: only list of dists
>     * devscripts
>     * lintian
>     * pbuilder: only default dist
>     * ubuntu-dev-tools: both list of dists and default dist
>     * vim: only list of dists
>     * vm-builder: both list of dists and default dist

I thought there was a list like this someplace like but I can't seem to find it.  This
should definitely be a checklist item for each release cycle.

 - mdz

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