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Re: [w@uter.be: Re: Bug#703633: debchange --bpo writes bpo60 in debian/changelog as version in wheezy]

* Wouter Verhelst <w@uter.be> [2013-03-26 08:37:05 CET]:
> Apparently I accidentally sent this off-list first... oops :-)
> ----- Forwarded message from Wouter Verhelst <w@uter.be> -----
> On 21-03-13 17:43, Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
> >  Also, I'm not 100% convinced that wheezy should ship with dch doing
> > backports to wheezy.  This somehow doesn't make that much sense to me.
> It does make it harder to have "automatic" backports (where that makes
> sense) by doing a "dget foo.dsc; <unpack, cd into source>; dch --bpo
> 'recompile for stable'; debuild". In that light, it makes a lot more
> sense to me than to have the dch in stable (with --bpo) default to
> building for oldstable...

 Actually, thinking about it, depending on some default in dch for doing
"automatic" backports is quite prone to errors.   I strongly suggest to
explicitly use the -l and -D switches to dch in these cases to specify
what you target at, and that doesn't make it any harder, honestly.

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