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Re: Bits (Nybbles?) from the Vancouver release team meeting

* Matthias Urlichs 

| Hi, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
| > Another criterium amd64 fails is that packages must be DD build and
| > signed. That criterium seems realy silly. If the archive is not in Debian
| > but managed outside why should packages be exclusively DD build and
| > signed.
| Well, if the archive isn't in Debian then the signing is obviously not
| required, but if it shall be *imported* into Debian as a new $arch, then
| you need either rebuild everything, or trust the person who signed the
| binaries -- i.e., you need a DD.

*shrug*; then we'll rebuild the archive.  It's not hard to do and
doesn't take long on an AMD64.  We've done it a few times already.

Tollef Fog Heen                                                        ,''`.
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