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Re: Discarding uploaded binary packages

It may be possible to address both concerns in a different way.

1. Implement PPAs.  The code is open source, get it working first, and
enhance it later.

2. DDs and DMs upload source-only to their individual PPA(s).  The PPA
build farm builds the package on all the architectures Debian cares

3. When a DD or DM wants to place a package to testing or experimental,
it is done as a *copy* from a PPA (no upload required).  If the package
in the PPA didn't build, no copy happens.

This means folks who pay $$$ for uploads don't have to upload the binary
package that is discarded.  But it also means the package is known to
build (on all architectures) before being copied into testing or

Peter Miller <pmiller@opensource.org.au>
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