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Re: Bug#877212: [Pkg-javascript-devel] Bug#877212: node-d3-color: B-D npm not available in testing

On Sun, Oct 08, 2017 at 01:50:30PM +0200, Philipp Kern wrote:
> On 10/04/2017 05:50 AM, Sean Whitton wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 03 2017, Jérémy Lal wrote:
> >> It might be a good idea to make policy more explicit about downloads
> >> during build.
> > I'm not sure how it could be more explicit:
> >     For packages in the main archive, no required targets may attempt
> >     network access.
> And then again it should allow for network access (including bind(2)) to
> localhost.

Yeah, this part should be written more explicitly.

>From what I've seen, usual confusion is:
* external traffic on port 53 (people sometimes argue DNS "is not network
* traffic to localhost (, ::1)
* link-local

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