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Re: ddebs

Le samedi 26 mars 2011 à 08:38 +0000, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort a écrit : 
> I have just skimmed over the dicussions from 2009 where we decided that it
> should be one ddeb per source package, and it seems that everyone preferred one
> ddeb per binary package except the ftpmasters :) So that's fine with me.

You already know that, but for those who haven’t followed the
discussions: several binaries built from the same source package can
share the same build ID (which cannot happen in different source

Hence the need for what follows.

> I'd also mandate the use of build-ids for .ddebs and add refcounting support
> (like has been done for multiarch AFAIK) to dpkg for them, so we don't need to
> worry about Conflicts / Replaces.

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