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Re: GroundZero (third party deb repository)

Luis Francisco Gonzalez <luisgh@cogs.susx.ac.uk> writes:

> > Luis Francisco Gonzalez <luisgh@cogs.susx.ac.uk> writes:
> > 
> > > How hard would it be to implement this field for official packages? Then,
> > > with time dpkg could refuse to install packages without an origin unless
> > > some "--force" option is used.
> > 
> > We shouldn't let dpkg refuse to install other packages in Debian
> > format! We *are* encouraging people to use Debian as a base for their
> > own distribution and then we put something like that in place!? Please
> > don't do something restrictive. On the other hand it should be useful
> > to mark packages where they come from.
> > 
> I may not have been clear about this, but what I meant is to refuse packages
> without "Origin" (which includes all our current packages). That way we 
> force everybody to use it. This isn't meant to be restrictive but a way to
> enforce this policy on people outside debian.

Excuse me, I misunderstood you!


Christian Leutloff, Aachen, Germany         leutloff@sundancer.oche.de  
      http://www.oche.de/~leutloff/         leutloff@debian.org      

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