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Re: 2013 sometimes still feels like 2003 or 1993 (Re: NEW processing during freezes

On Mon, May 06, 2013 at 09:49:33PM +0600, Andrey Rahmatullin wrote:
> On Mon, May 06, 2013 at 11:40:50PM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> > > what needs to be touched to achieve aspects of the following
> > > features: (Again not implying that they are all desired.)
> > >  * Permitting source-only uploads.
> > While there is a consensus about dropping binaries, there is
> > none about permitting source-only uploads (and I'm not in
> > the favor of it myself, not because I don't trust others, but
> > because I think it should be possible to add some more QA
> > tests comparing what the uploaded built and what the buildd
> > produces, and I don't want to remove that possibility).
> And the usual argument for source-only uploads is "I'm not going to upload
> this 500Mb package via my slow link just to prove I've built it".

Stripping them on the client side and providing a list of file names, sizes
and maybe md5s would work almost as well.


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