Bug#661078: britney: ignore additional packages in Sources index
On Fri, 2012-02-24 at 09:01 +0100, Niels Thykier wrote:
> > I would like to include additional packages referenced by Built-Using in
> > the Sources index at some undefined point in the future. This might
> > confuse britney which would need to just ignore them.
> I believe Britney already handles this reasonably. Of course, I
> assume here that by "ignore" you mean it is (also) okay for Britney not
> to include them in the resulting HeidiResult file.
> # There may be multiple versions of the source package
> # (in unstable) if some architectures have out-of-date
> # binaries. We only ever consider the source with the
> # largest version for migration.
This results in britney's internal list of source packages not including
the older versions, so I'm not convinced they'd actually end up in the
Heidi at all. Another fun case might be if the older version included
binaries which are no longer built by any source.
It's possible I just need more coffee and this all just works[tm] of