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Re: Results of the meeting in Helsinki about the Vancouver proposal

On Sun, 2005-08-21 at 19:28 +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
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> On 21-08-2005 03:58, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > We also came to the conclusion that some of the requirements proposed in
> > Vancouver would make sense as initial requirements -- requirements that
> > a port would need to fulfill in order to be allowed on the mirror
> > network -- but not necessarily as an 'overall' requirement -- a
> > requirement that a port will always need to fulfill if it wants to be
> > part of a stable release, even if it's already on the mirror network.
> > Those would look like this:
> [snip]
> > Overall:
> [snip]
> > - binaries must have been built and signed by official Debian
> >   Developers
> Currently, sponsored packages are only signed, not built, by official
> Debian Developers.
> Is that intended to change, or is it a typo in the proposal?

I have always rebuilt (with pbuilder) packages I sponsor before
uploading them. This has accidentally broken a sponsored package once
due to a misconfiguration, but it's also caught missing build-deps,
builds against testing, etc, a dozen times.
Joe Wreschnig <piman@debian.org>

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