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Re: update on binary upload restrictions


On Thu, Jan 25, 2007 at 01:23:35AM +0000, James Troup wrote:

> 		 Why restrictions on binary uploads?
> 		 ===================================
> So there are several reasons why these restrictions have been put in
> place:
> (o) reproducibility
> It's vitally important that packages in our archive can be rebuilt on
> our buildds and not require a custom environment or source
> modifications or other special treatment.  When they can't, scaled
> across as many packages and architectures as we have, it makes the job
> of the security team nearly impossible.
> The best (and IMO, only) pragmatic way of doing this is to actually
> have built them on a real buildd.

Fortunately, rebuilding i386 arch is priority #1 of this
unconventional qa-work: http://dunc-bank.zoy.org/

Frédéric Lehobey

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