Re: Packages for adoption
martin f krafft schrieb am Sunday, den 27. April 2008:
> also sprach Alexander Wirt <email@example.com> [2008.04.27.0215 +0400]:
> > since Martin Krafft refuses to use a etch toolchain for his
> > backports and refuse dpkg 1.8 files.
> This is misrepresenting. I build my packages under etch, and they're
> targeted at etch and work on etch. I build the source packages on
> sid. Etch's dpkg-source can unpack them just fine.
And your point is what? There was an unstable part in your toolchain.
> Neither Alexander nor Joerg have given me any technical reason for
> why they have a problem with it. Alexander pointed out that it's
> against the "policy", but failed to show me where the policy (with
> which I think he means ) talks about source files.
Aren't you able to understand that we want to minimise any risk? I don't want
to start to repair any things if they are broken. And its only natural to
insist on a stable toolchain, in my eyes thats one of the central parts of
backport. To have a minimum of changes.
> They have failed to produce log files of any problems that this
> causes, and I cannot imagine that a few extra fields in the changes
> and dsc files cause a problem; if this were the case, then dak is
dak is broken in more ways than you can even imagine.