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Re: First steps towards source-only uploads

Control: retitle -1 Extension of the syntax of the Packages-List field.

Le Wed, Aug 06, 2014 at 07:16:37AM +0200, Johannes Schauer a écrit :
> The field started out with the binary package name, type, section and priority.
> For bootstrapping it is necessary to know for which architectures and build
> profiles a binary package builds without having access to the unpacked source
> package but just from looking at the Packages/Sources files. Thus this
> information was added as optional fields. Every field that comes after the
> first four will be of the form key=value. The arch information will always be
> printed and the profile field only for a build with a build profile. Guillem
> explains the new field here:

Hi Johannes, Ansgar, Guillem, and everybody,

what do you think about the patch I sent to the Policy, for describing the
syntax of the current optional fields of the Packages-List field ?  Do you
think that modifications are needed ?  Would you second it ?


Have a nice day,

Charles Plessy
Debian Med packaging team,
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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