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Re: Alpha question



On Wed, Aug 29, 2001 at 07:02:30PM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:
> 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.

I would imagine it is dpkg-genchanges, which looks in .. for any files
which have been built from the unpacked source tree in . (unless
overridden by parameters).

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