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Re: Source-only uploads

On Mon, Dec 31, 2001 at 02:34:56PM +0000, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 31, 2001 at 08:19:24PM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> > Are we trying to force users to use binary packages that even the 
> > maintainer of the package has not tried to install/run ?
> We do all the time.  I expect the majority of the packages on the
> machine I'm typing this on have not been installed or run by the
> maintainer - but I guess that's what I get for using PowerPC.

At least the architecture-independent parts, like the postinst scripts,
should have been run by somebody, which is a useful check.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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