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Re: Policy released

Russ Allbery wrote:
> Debian Policy has been released.  The next time you upload your
> packages, please review them against the upgrading checklist in the
> debian-policy package and see if they require changes for the new version
> of Policy.
>      5.6.8, 7.1, 11.1.1
>           Architecture wildcards may be used in addition to specific
>           architectures in `debian/control' and `*.dsc' Architecture
>           fields, and in architecture restrictions in build relationships.

Why is this allowed and still all packages are send to all architectures? This 
creates a lot of false "failed ... build of ..." mails. In the log of these 
builds on those architectures only appears something like:

.... not in arch list or does not match any arch wildcards: linux-any all
Emil Langrock

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