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Re: Discarding uploaded binary packages

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 11:30:38AM -0700, Christoph Egger wrote:
> Joerg Jaspert <joerg@debian.org> writes:
> > Its for after wheezy, definitely.
> > Also, there are some open issues to be solved for this to happen.
> > The most important is being able to deal with arch all packages. And
> > worse - arch all packages able to build only on certain architectures.
> > But thats outside dak and my area. Goto the buildd/wanna-build people to
> > help for that.

>   Also remeber, there are packages like cmucl that can only be built by
> the same upstream release of itself and can currently survive in Debian
> because the maintainer can upload a bootstrapped binary package along
> the source

Which is, frankly, an absurd requirement.  Someone should fix this package
to bootstrap properly, and if disallowing binary uploads forces the issue,
that's a good thing.

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Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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