Packages list of Ubuntu dists / default Ubuntu dist

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at
Tue Apr 20 15:12:28 BST 2010

On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 03:03:13PM +0100, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> 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.

There's the list at, which
presumes the uploads all take place after the new release is opened.  If the
goal is to get these all uploaded to the prior release, the list should
probably live somewhere other than that page.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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