netcat-* seeding; demotion to standard
loic.minier at ubuntu.com
Thu Jan 21 14:42:01 GMT 2010
libvirt-bin requires netcat-openbsd and ubuntu-minimal depends on
netcat. netcat is a transitional package since hardy which depends on
netcat-traditional, but netcat is also provided by netcat-openbsd and
netcat-traditional. This is a bit messy and means we have two netcats
in main and often two netcats installed when libvirt-bin is installed.
I just listed netcat-openbsd in minimal instead of netcat, but this
might be the occasion to demote it to standard -- I see no depends on
netcat in minimal.
Does anybody mind if I demote /bin/nc to standard?
Also, if I see netcat-openbsd explicitly, it means it will be installed
on a bunch systems, but netcat-traditional wont be removed; I think
that's ok, but if I should be doing something more involved, perhaps
involving the netcat transitional package, let me know.
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