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Re: Re: Need a buildd build after trip through NEW -- best practice?

Paul Said:
> On Sun, 2022-08-28 at 17:54 -0500, Steven Robbins wrote:
> > Specficially: in the case of a NEW binary upload, could a manual request
> > be
> > implemented (pick a different name if "give back" is not suitable) such
> > that it is thrown away and replaced by a buildd build?
> If you are suggesting the ability for dak to replace binaries already
> in the archive with different content without a new source version,
> then I don't think that should be implemented for Debian at least,
> since our archive is meant to only contain immutable package files.

OK, so let's call it "bin nmu", then.  And add the "+bN" version suffix.

> The dak software already has an option to enable throwing away all the
> binary packages from NEW before they reach the archive, but this option
> is not yet enabled on the Debian ftp-master server unfortunately.

This would clearly be optimal.  I'm just asking about an additional / 
alternative mechanism.


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