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Re: Alpha question

On Wed, 29 Aug 2001, Colin Watson wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 09:14:13AM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, peter karlsson wrote:
> > > Is there a way to upload two architectures at once, and include them in the
> > > same .changes file?

> > If you copy the binary .debs from the first build machine over to the second,
> > dpkg-buildpackage will take note of them and will create a .changes file that
> > includes information about both sets of binary packages.

> I could have sworn that something in dpkg-dev or devscripts would merge
> the .changes files alone automatically if it encountered them, but I
> can't find it now.

dpkg-buildpackage does this, yes.  I couldn't tell you what piece of the chain
it is that actually does the work.  It caught me completely by (pleasant)
surprise the first time I saw this happen.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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