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Re: FTBFS: architecture all packages

Brian May <bam@debian.org> writes:

> Hello,
> Is it still a requirement that packages must be able to build
> from source, even though they do not need to get built from source?

GPL (is this GPL?) basically says you have to ship the source that was
used to build the package. But if the source doesn't build how can
that be the right source? Makes things realy suspicious. WHat if he
planted a worm in the package? Or accidentally shipped the wrong

FTBFS is important enough to have its own (pseudo) severity in
reportbug. That should say something.


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