Re: Discarding uploaded binary packages
On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 12:28:14PM -0400, Chris Knadle wrote:
> On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 05:04:55, martin f krafft wrote:
> > also sprach Holger Levsen <email@example.com> [2012.10.16.0945 +0200]:
> > > > We have not cared enough for almost 20 years that 9 out of 10 binary
> > > > packages in use (i386 until 2005, amd64 since then) are built on
> > > > machines that are individually maintained according to widely
> > > > varying security standards to do anything about it, AFAICT.
> > >
> > > your point being?
> > That our users don't seem to care, and that probably is why we
> > haven't done anything about it.
> Out of curiosity, how would a user /know/ whether a package has been built via
> a buildd rather than on a DD's local machine?
Everyone can check buildd.debian.org for the lack of a build log on a
particular architecture for a given version. That's a fairly good
Copyshops should do vouchers. So that next time some bureaucracy requires you
to mail a form in triplicate, you can mail it just once, add a voucher, and
save on postage.