Re: Wishlist bug for repackaging of dash-el ? (Was Re: Cask & dependencies)
Sean Whitton <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> 4) Another thing that has been suggested at some point is
>> auto-rebuilding team packages on a new dh-elpa upload. Because of the
>> generated maintainer scripts, this rebuilding is likely to continue to
>> be required, and it's not very nice for uploaders.
> Could you explain why this is needed, or point me somewhere to read
> about why? I thought that since all Emacs Lisp packages are
> architecture-independent there was never any rebuilding needed.
There have been a few bugs in the maintainer scripts (postinst, prerm)
generated by dh_elpa, and currently the only way to fix those bugs is to
rebuild the package using a fixed dh_elpa. We could also optimistically
assume that the rate of bugs in dh_elpa will decrease.