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Re: Bootstrapping: list of 81 self-cycles in Debian Sid


Quoting Samuel Thibault (2013-03-05 13:41:12)
> Maybe arch:all-only source packages should be shown in a different color:
> AIUI these do not pose a problem for bootstrapping a new Debian port, since
> one does not need to build the source package, and just pick up the existing
> _all.deb. They still pose a problem for bootstrapping debian from scratch, of
> course.

Can you give an example of a source package which you think is wrongly included
in the list?

The code generating that list is part of the debian bootstrap project [1] and
as such it would be a bug if architecture:all package were required to be
recompiled for the reason you mentioned.

cheers, josch

[1] https://gitorious.org/debian-bootstrap/bootstrap

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