Re: dpkg_220.127.116.11~bpo60+1_i386.changes REJECTED
On Thu, 03 Nov 2011, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> Just let me cite yourself:
> "This backport should thus not be used to build "normal" squeeze packages,
> at it could introduce regressions (due to the build flags no longer being
> set in the environment). "
I explained you those regressions 2 messages above in the thread. They are
not a big deal.
> This is not acceptable for a package in bpo. (there are several other reasons
> like the next dpkg version with full multi arch will hit unstable soon and I
> guess testing soon. And this is a version I really don't want to have in
That's why I have been uploading this version... I agree that the
multi-arch version is not really needed/desirable in backports at this
But version 1.16.1.<x> is solid and can last...
> And I am still not sure about any side effect that get introduced even
> with only dpkg-dev. We had this problems in the past with debhelper, it took
> me some time to cleanup the mess then. So - no thank you.
I am there to cleanup any mess that I introduce (if any). Please don't
block the work of other developers who are willing to put the required
That said, if by safety you prefer to add only dpkg-dev and libdpkg-perl,
I'm ok with this (i.e. sort of manually removing the
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