Re: Why Katie thinks it's an NMU?
On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 11:30:54PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Jeroen van Wolffelaar <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 05:09:09AM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > > Andreas Barth <email@example.com> writes:
> > >
> > > > The version number has no effect at all whether katie considers
> > > > something to be a NMU or not.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Cheers,
> > > > Andi
> > >
> > > Something in the archive scripts does care. Binary only NMUs are
> > > recognised by having a tree part debian version (1.2-3.4.5) instead of
> > > the normal one part (maintainer upload) or two part (source NMU). If
> > > nothing would care a rebuild would be triggered on all archs not
> > > uploaded.
> > Err, why should katie do that based on the version number? That's very
> > unlikely, katie can simply see whether the .changes file contains a
> > source too, even more, katie doesn't care about buildd's, (iirc)
> Only the initial upload contains a source, the buildd uploads and
> manual port builds don't.
> Katie ensures that the initial upload does in fact contain
> source, or rather it checks if source for an upload are
> available. Sources for a binary only recompile upload (1.2-3.4.5)
> have to look for the non recompile version for source (1.2-3.4
> diff/dsc, 1.2 orig.tar.gz or 1.2-3.4 tar.gz).
I never said otherwise. As you quoted myself:
> > Err, why should katie do that based on the version number?
And indeed, if you read katie (and jennifer), you will find it doesn't
care, it uses afaics the 'Source:' header from the .changes.
> > quinn-diff does, and because of the nature of the upload (no new source
> > attached), everything goes magically alright because there _is_ nothing
> > to rebuild?
> > Version numbering w.r.t. (Binary/Source) NMU's is a convention thing,
> > mandated by policy. The archive scripts do not care other than for
> > version ordering.
> They do, see above.
This doesn't follow at all from above, your logic is flawed.
Jeroen van Wolffelaar
Jeroen@wolffelaar.nl (also for Jabber & MSN; ICQ: 33944357)