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Re: How mature is Pkg-format 3.0 (git), yet?

"Thijs Kinkhorst" <thijs@debian.org> writes:

> On Mon, January 16, 2012 23:26, Paul Wise wrote:
>>> I just wanted to ask how mature Package-format 3.0 (git) became until
>>> now.
>> It is not currently accepted by the Debian archive:
>> http://bugs.debian.org/642801
> My experience until now is that it's mature in dpkg. It does the job just
> like other source formats, for me.
> It's indeed not accepted in the Debian archive and also tools like Lintian
> don't support it. So it depends on your goals whether you can call it
> mature. It works very well for a local package I maintain.
> Thijs

There is a lot of different opinions about wether the format is sane at
all. A problem with the basic idea/design of 3.0 (git) as opposed to the
maturity of the implementation.


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