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Re: re buildd's resolver and package's build deps

Roger Leigh writes ("Re: re buildd's resolver and package's build deps"):
> I agree that these do serve a useful purpose for these uses, and that
> ease of reuse backporting and other types of porting are important.
> However, there is no way to know which of those alternatives applies
> to which suite.  All of them are potentially going to be used for a
> build in unstable, and it's this uncertainty which could potentially
> lead to inconsistent builds.

Well then some mechanism needs to exist to make it predictable.  The
current arrangement, where buildds always use the first alternative,
seems like a pretty simple one.  Is it not adequate ?


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