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RFS: ffcvt version 1.5.05


I've fixed all required by Dmitry, and updated the upstream and salsa repo at:


The package was tested on both gbp and sbuild. It's also lintian-clean.

Could you reviewing/sponsoring this please?

The source package has been uploaded to mentors.debian.net FYC, ref below.


---------- Forwarded message ---------
From: mentors.debian.net <support@mentors.debian.net>
Date: Wed, Jan 1, 2020 at 6:27 PM
Subject: ffcvt uploaded to mentors.debian.net
To: <suntong001@users.sourceforge.net>


Your upload of the package 'ffcvt' to mentors.debian.net was
successful. Others can now see it. The URL of your package is:

The respective dsc file can be found at:

On Mon, Dec 30, 2019 at 12:48 AM Dmitry Smirnov <onlyjob@debian.org> wrote:
> On Monday, 30 December 2019 3:32:36 PM AEDT Tong Sun wrote:
> > So, hopefully I can leave the "config.go" as is, *for now*. OK?
> You may know specifics of this very package better but I disagree because re-
> building all generated files is required for build integrity and for best
> practice. There is nothing to loose if "go generate" does not break the build
> and maybe something to gain in case of changes that have potential to modify
> the generated files - even if such change is in the golang istelf or within
> the very library.
> If suddenly "go generate" stops to work then it will serve as an important
> indicator of breaking changes that you should know about.
> Re-building all pre-generated files is an important guarantee of DFSG
> compliance since all pre-built files must be possible to re-build from
> source.
> I therefore insist that all pre-built files must be re-built from source
> whenever possible. I can not recognise "we don't have to" and "I'd rather
> not" reasons as legitimate excuses. :)
> I hope it makes sense.
> --
> Best wishes,
>  Dmitry Smirnov.
> ---
> Truth — Something somehow discreditable to someone.
>         -- H. L. Mencken, 1949

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