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Re: For those who care about their packages in Ubuntu

On 1/17/06, Bill Allombert <ballombe@master.debian.org> wrote:
> 1) No changes rebuild-only upload should still be versionned so that we
> do not end up with two .deb with the same version but different
> contents. Rebuilding a package with a newer toolchain can cause
> different dependencies and bugs.

In ubuntu, no changes rebuild-only get the suffix 'buildX' or
'ubuntuX+1', depending if it has already diverged. Packages with
'buildX' suffix get synced automatically on the next upload to debian.

> 2) I find a bit odd to be called the maintainer of a package I did not
> test and that I cannot change anyway.

Ubuntu has a different understanding of the maintainer field of a package.

> 3) The name of the Ubuntu developers which have tested the package
> before uploading it is not mentionned in the case of a no-changes
> upload. I am refraining from assuming there were none.

It is in debian/changelog.


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