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Re: Source-only uploads

On Mon, Dec 31, 2001 at 03:26:10AM -0600, Adam Heath wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Dec 2001, Jonathan Hseu wrote:

> > - Wouldn't the binaries be more trusted if they came from auto-builders anyways?
> > So that way a maintainer can't just stick something in there that's not in the
> > source code.

> I would rather have the original upload be a binary one.  I trust this more,
> as the maintainer has more likely installed what he has just built, and tested
> it out.  No such assurance happens with a source only upload.

Conversely, I would sometimes like to be able to get my arch-specific
and arch-independant packages built by the build daemons in order to
detect build time errors that don't show up on my own system (missing
build deps, for example).

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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