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Re: Rejected: epcr_2.3.9-1.dsc: sha1 check failed

Thibaut Paumard <paumard@users.sourceforge.net> writes:

> Le 17 avr. 08 à 13:04, Roberto C. Sánchez a écrit :
>> IMO, that sort of misses the point.  While I maintain quite a few
>> packages in Debian, the only places I run unstable/testing are in
>> one VM
>> (for testing/reproducing/fixing bugs that I cannot reproduce in
>> stable)
>> and in some chroots.  The point is that I should be able to build my
>> packages inside of a pbuilder or other type of chroot, sign the
>> package
>> on my host system and be reasonably sure that my package will be
>> accepted into the archive.  If the archive software breaks
>> compatibility
>> with the current stable release of (insert name of whatever tool is
>> affected, specifically devscripts in this case), then it looks bad on
>> Debian.
> The problem is the same with lintian, that you need to backport
> regularly. (Lintian being arch:all, of course, that's much easier).

You do not need lintian to upload a package. You do have to sign.

> Of course it would have been great to have the devscripts backport
> before the dpkg update, but it the ten day period leading to
> devscripts transitioning to testing/bpo, it's easy do use, e.g.,
> pbuilder login to sign your packages. Inconvenient, but easy.
> T.


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