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Re: dpkg-sig support wanted?

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@debian.org> writes:

> On Thu, 24 Nov 2005, Anthony Towns wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 24, 2005 at 07:39:57AM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
>> > >Uh, packages not uploaded to the official Debian archive can do whatever
>> > >they want.
>> > It would, however, be convenient to be able to upload a package to
>> > Debian and to be able to use the same package for different things.
>> As far as dpkg-sign's concerned, can't you already do that by building
>> the package, uploading it to debian, then running dpkg-sign? At worst
>> you'd have to run dpkg-genchanges again before uploading to your other
>> suite, afaics.
> You're correct.

And he is also wrong.

That would result in debs with the same name and version but different
md5sums. Something that easily confuses apt-get and people.


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