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Re: RFC: DEP-14: Recommended layout for Git packaging repositories

Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org> writes:

> On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 3:34 PM, Gergely Nagy wrote:
> > I'd like to note that there are very good reasons for a debian-only,
> > overlay-style packaging repository too. This section should, in my
> > opinion, at least acknowledge that, and briefly mention it as an
> > option. I find it a bit sad that it was outright discouraged.
> Personally I wouldn't use anything other than debian-only repos, at
> least for those where I have a choice. I also actively avoid
> contributing to packages that don't use such repos.

Agreed. The debian-packaging-in-separate-repo approach is fully
supported by our build tools, and should be at least an equal citizen in
this standard, IMO.

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Ben Finney

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