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Re: First steps towards source-only uploads

Ansgar Burchardt <ansgar@debian.org> (2014-08-01):
> as a first step towards source-only uploads, the archive will now accept
> source-only uploads provided the following conditions are met:
>  * The source package is not NEW and does not build NEW binaries.
>  * Architecture-independent (arch:all) packages must be included in
>    uploads.
>  * The source package includes a Package-List field that also has
>    an arch=* column. dpkg (>= 1.17.7) will include this.
> We will allow not including arch:all packages in uploads once we have
> sorted out how to get them built. Source-only uploads to NEW might also
> come in the future, but dak needs a bit more work to be able to handle
> them.

This is absolutely awesome. Many many thanks.


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