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Re: Raising severity of Contains /usr/share/info/dir.gz if rebuilt on current sid"-bugs.

Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > * Andreas Metzler (ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org) [040317 11:10]:
> > > I.e. any of these package has a RC bug if it is recompieled without
> > > fixing this bug. Today an NMU happened (anubis) which did exactly
> > > this. To stop this from happening again I want to raise the severity
> > > to serious, but not without asking here, I have CCed release but want
> > > discussion to happen on -devel.
> > 
> > I'd say: just go ahead. It's definitly required that a package is
> > recompilable.
> I'd like to agree with you.
> But the first thing to achieve this would be to fix testing to honor 
> build dependencies...

Yes please.  This would help the security team as soon as we have to
support testing (and eventually stable).  However, we only need this
when testing is frozen until it is deprecated.

I know that this will cause problems during the migration of packages
from unstable into testing.  Hence, wrt security this would be sufficient
to be present when testing is frozen.



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