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Re: Automatic Debug Packages

On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 09:46:49PM +0100, Roger Leigh wrote:
> Reading through this thread, I don't see a compelling reason for using
> a .ddeb extension given that they are just regular .debs, nor for
> keeping the packages separate from the main archive (if the size of the
> Packages file is an issue, can't they just go in a separate debug
> section/component?)

Size of *the archive* is an issue.  They could live in a separate component,
but as mentioned in the proposal, this component shouldn't by default be
mirrored with the rest of the archive.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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