Re: why is it not moving to testing
>> Brian May <email@example.com> writes:
> On Sat, Jan 18, 2003 at 04:18:20PM -0700, Bob Proulx wrote:
> > * You must upload a binary package along with a source package.
> > Source only packages are not allowed to enforce the rule that
> > packages must build successfully. The feeling is that people abuse
> > source only uploads by uploading broken and unbuildable packages.
> > Therefore forcing a binary upload proves the package is buildable at
> > least somewhere.
> binary uploads could still be broken, if for instance it was compiled
> with obsolete libraries...
And the lack of source-only uploads is an artifact of the archive
maintainance tools and it has nothing to do with forcing people to
check that the packages actually build, AFAIUI.
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