On Sun, Feb 07, 2010 at 02:44:59PM +0000, Justin B Rye wrote:
> Package: locales
> Version: 2.10.2-5
> Severity: wishlist
> Tags: patch
> All the packages that provide internationalisation data are moving
> out of "Section: libs" and into their own private part of the
> archive; but locales and locales-all haven't followed them.
> There's no obvious reason for libc's l10n data package to be an
> exception; it contains no .so files, but does provide executables
> that are important for the system's locale-handling infrastructure.
> Compare the package iptables, which is full of actual shared
> libraries and lives in "Section: net".
> One practical benefit of moving it out of "Section: libs" is that it
> would make life easier for tools like deborphan.  At present if I do
> a Debian install using the "Standard+Desktop" tasks, but then remove
> mutt, locales ends up flagged as a redundantly installed library.
> You may have some good counterargument, but I'm submitting this
> suggestion in case it's just that nobody has considered it.

Done at the package level. Feel free to ask the ftpmaster team to do the
same change at the archive level.

Aurelien Jarno                          GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73
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