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Re: Using buildds only (was: Results of the meeting...)

On Mon, Aug 22, 2005 at 03:34:16PM +0200, Martin Pitt wrote:

> W. Borgert [2005-08-22 14:37 +0200]:
> > Quoting Matthew Palmer <mpalmer@debian.org>:
> > > I used to think that too.  I took a wander through queue/reject on merkel.
> > > I don't think that any more.  I'm curious as to how Ubuntu is going to
> > > sustain source-only uploads, honestly.

> > Mandatory, signed build and test logs?  I've no idea...

> Ubuntu does not do anything of that sort. If I merely fix a
> description or add a Recommends:, I don't need to bother with
> rebuilding the package locally, and if I fix something bigger, I need
> to build and test the package anyway.

> The system of source uploads works well in Ubuntu, so please don't try
> to invent problems which don't matter in reality.

So, hmm, what about the anecdotal evidence of some Ubuntu maintainers doing
3-4 sequential uploads of a package before finally uploading a version that
is buildable from source *anywhere*?

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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