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Re: Uploads without the architecture-dependant binary packages.

Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org> writes:

> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 08:54:08 +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
>> while I managed to trigger autobuilding on all architectures for one package
>> (velvet) in February, the same approach applied to another another one (emboss)
>> gives problems: the architecture-dependant packages are built, but they are not
>> transferred to the archive. In both cases I think I did the same:
>>  - Remove mention of the local build architecture in the Binary field.
>>  - Remove mention of the architecture-dependant packages in the Description and
>>    Checksums fields.
>>  - Upload only the architecture-independant packages using the hand-edited Debian
>>    source control file.
>> http://packages.qa.debian.org/v/velvet/news/20100220T041711Z.html
>> http://packages.qa.debian.org/e/emboss/news/20100723T023358Z.html
>> Was there a change in the meantime that makes the trick impossible ?
> No, you just need to fix your changes file name to not clash with the
> buildd.
> 20100723023339|process-upload|dak|Processing changes file|emboss_6.3.1-2_amd64.changes
> 20100723023358|process-upload|dak|installing changes|emboss_6.3.1-2_amd64.changes
> I assume the above is your upload.
> 20100723091703|process-upload|dak|Processing changes file|emboss_6.3.1-2_amd64.changes
> 20100723091705|process-upload|dak|rejected|emboss_6.3.1-2_amd64.changes
> And this is the buildd trying to upload a file with the same name.
> See also /srv/ftp.debian.org/queue/reject/emboss_6.3.1-2_amd64.reason
> Cheers,
> Julien

Maybe there should be a tool (small wrapper script) to edit the changes
file the right way. There are probably more people that would like to do
this and a lot more people that would like to see it being used.


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