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Re: Feedback on 3.0 source format problems

On Sun, Jan 8, 2017 at 8:05 PM, Johannes Schauer wrote:

> I'm not very familiar with pbuilder. Looking at the man page it seems that
> pbuilder itself exclusively accepts a source package .dsc and for building a
> source directory one needs the pdebuild wrapper?


> If that is the case, then it seems sensible for sbuild to do the same as
> pdebuild if given a source directory only. Both tools should behave the same
> way when executed in the same context, I think.

An sdebuild script sounds good to me.

> Are there any reasons against this plan? (targeting Buster)

Longer-term, I think we want debuild and possibly pdebuild to become
just `exec dpkg-buildpackage` so we should probably think about where
the code for this should live.



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