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Re: Source only uploads?

On Tue, Oct 21, 2003 at 09:11:28AM +1000, Andrew Pollock wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 06:08:27PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > Sure, sure.
> > 
> > Just give me one real world reason why it is not good to build in an
> > artificial environment like you call it (either pbuilder or an
> > autobuilder) and i will go away, as you say.
> Yes, please do. I've been following this thread with interest, because I 
> have always found it inconsistent that usually $(DEBIAN_ARCHITECTURES) - 1 
> were built by the buildds, but the binary package the maintainer uploads 
> was built in a completely heterogenous environment to the rest. 
> I would have thought for the sake of consistency, it would be best if
> binary packages for all $(DEBIAN_ARCHITECTURES) were built the same way.
> For the same reason, I would have thought an unstable pbuilder chroot
> would provide a higher degree of consistency for the one binary package
> the maintainer uploads now, than to build the package in the significantly
> more random environment of the developer's development machine? (Unless 
> he/she dedicates a machine to tracking unstable for no other purpose than 
> to build packages).
> Forgive me, I am relatively new, so I may be missing the obvious...

Read my earlier mails in the thread. I already covered this.

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