Release Notes for Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 (`potato'), Intel x86
Footnotes

1

This can be accomplished by installing the perl-5.005 package, using e.g. apt-get install perl-5.005

2

The Ada reference manual was merged into gnat-doc.

3

The `data-dumper' package was merged into perl-5.005.

4

The backgrounds were merged back into Eterm package.

5

The kbd-data package is superseded by the console-data package.

6

The `open' package was merged into console-tools.

7

The ppp package with PAM support was merged back into ppp.

8

The `ptx' package was merged into texutils.

9

These packages were merged back into python-base.

10

The `rgrep' package was merged into grep.

11

tcd was merged into gnome-media.

12

The `timezones' package was merged back into libc6.

13

Note that `wemi' is a variant of 'semi'.

14

The `xpm-bin' package was merged back into xpm4g-dev.

15

Important thing to notice is that gmc now contains only the GNOME version, mc contains only the console version, and they do not conflict.

16

After upgrade of netstd package, and all the packages it depends on, you should remove it.

17

Upgrading the perl-base package will install the essential Perl distribution, version 5.004. To get the same functionality but with new upstream version of Perl, you should install perl-5.005-base package, after which you may remove perl-5.004-base package.

18

Upgrading the perl package will install the full Perl distribution, version 5.004. To get the same functionality but with new upstream version of Perl, you should install perl-5.005 and perl-5.005-doc package, after which you may remove perl-5.004 and perl-5.004-doc packages.

19

Vim used to provide a binary for console and X (GTK+). It has now been split to allow for non-X installs.

20

In fact, it is a good idea to use script to record any dselect session, and anything else you do that it is desirable to record.


Release Notes for Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 (`potato'), Intel x86

$Id: release-notes.sgml,v 1.62 2001/02/11 01:09:57 polish Exp $
Josip Rodin, Bob Hilliard, Adam Di Carlo, Anne Bezemer
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