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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] updates on nonfsg page

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] updates on nonfsg page
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2010 20:04:33 +1030

On Sun, 17 Oct 2010 08:20:19 +0200
Sam Geeraerts <address@hidden> wrote:

> Karl Goetz wrote:
> > On Sat, 16 Oct 2010 21:51:51 +0200
> > Sam Geeraerts <address@hidden> wrote:
> > 
> >> Karl Goetz wrote:
> >> - I don't care whether pipes are at the start or end of a line. My 
> >> "2010-09-10T07:59:01" edit made everything consistent with the
> >> majority of entries. It would be nice if we can agree on one style
> >> and make it that in one big swoop, because (re-)reflowing according
> >> to personal preference detracts from the actual diff.
> > 
> > I find pipes at line end completely bizarre and unnecessarily hard
> > to use. If there is agreement on changing them all to line start,
> > i'm happy to do the work.
> You have my blessing. :)


> >>> [5] is about command-not-found, which appears to work completely
> >>> differently in Debian. I've not run it (system too old), but the
> >>> problematic files/directories are not included in the package. Can
> >>> someone else provide input?
> >> It's database is built with update-command-not-found, which
> >> extracts its data from Contents-*.gz. Should be OK, I think.
> > 
> > Guess this is not a problem for free distributions.
> > Not sure what to add to the wiki page though. it may be a debian
> > change to free it up a bit, or it may be an upstream change in how
> > the db is made.
> patches/ in the Debian source package doesn't make that change, so I 
> guess it must be upstream.

Perhaps our trisquel friends can try it and check? If not i'll come
back to it later for gNS.

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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