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Re: Source only uploads?

On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 06:55:50PM +0200, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> Am So, den 19.10.2003 schrieb Andrew Suffield um 21:08:
> > On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 05:57:55PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > The proposal was "All packages should be built in an artificial
> > environment of this form". I have pointed out that this is a
> > braindamaged idea.
> Well, any maintainer that uses packages from experimental should not
> build their packages on these mixed systems. Therefore, they use chroots
> or a similar thing (unless they can afford an extra box for building).
> In any case, this is an artificial environment, constructed especially
> for the purpose of building packages for debian. Thus, that is no way
> better or worse than debian's buildd.

Sure, it happens sometimes.

This is not an argument for it to happen in every case, which is what
I was responding to.

[Ignore Sven's small army of straw men, they aren't even remotely

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