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Re: Status of new source formats project

On Sun, Aug 02, 2009 at 08:11:57PM +0000, Philipp Kern wrote:
> On 2009-08-02, Vincent Danjean <vdanjean.ml@free.fr> wrote:
> > Unpacking a source package is not needed during an upgrade. However, it occurs before
> > a build.
> >
> > So, I understand the question of Charles as "do we want that stable dpkg be able to
> > unpack all packages from testing ?". I have no strong opinion for this.
> Our infrastructure relies on this.  So yes.  Both dak and sbuild do this.
> (At least the latter used to do it in older versions, I didn't check the
> new one.)

The new sbuild always uses dpkg-source from inside the build environment,
so there's no restriction there.


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