Re: Results of the meeting in Helsinki about the Vancouver proposal
On Mon, 22 Aug 2005 11:51:55 +0200, Aurelien Jarno <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Sven Luther a écrit :
>> All packages should be built by official debian buildds anyway, not
>> on developper machines with random cruft and unsecure packages
>> installed, or even possibly experimental or home-modified stuff.
> What about packages built on developer machines, but using the same
> software as on the official debian buildds? I mean using sbuild in a
> dedicated chroot. I sometimes do that for my packages when buildd
> are lagging or when a package fails to build because of missing
The end goal is not just to have packages built on the
buildd -- and important goal for Debian, certainly, but not the only
one we have. As promoters of free software, we also are committed to
have packages build for our users, in a "real" environment, not just
a sterile, controlled. artificial "debian specific test"
Moving towards requiring all packages be built in such an
artificial test environment takes us further away from
ensuring the second goal is met.
I know you think you thought you knew what you thought I said, but I'm
not sure you understood what you thought I meant.
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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