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Re: Bug#141847: O: dupload -- Utility to upload Debian packages.



On Fri, Apr 12, 2002 at 01:47:05AM -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-04-11 at 20:53, Brian May wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 09:40:47AM +0100, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> > > I am happy to take it.  But a question: with the more actively
> > > maintained dput now being quite mature, do we still need both dupload
> > > and dput?

> > Dumb question, but what dput, and why is one better then the other?
> > (please leave language flame wars out of discussion - we all know that
> > <deleted/> is the best language).

> I like dput's DWIM features.  For example, it figures out automatically
> whether or not a package is in non-US, and uploads to the correct
> place.  

Works great, except the time I was trying to move a package to main from 
non-US as part of the crypto-in-main rollout, and dput sent the package 
to non-US even though the section listed in the local package clearly 
didn't point there. :)

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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