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Re: "Bits" from *ONE* ftpmaster

On Tue, 22 Apr 2008, Joerg Jaspert wrote:
>   * Enable bzip2 support for sources, not only for the binary packages.
>     I have a patch ready, it's not yet merged. Needs to test if
>     anything breaks in stable if we apply it, before we can think about
>     it. Worst case it has to wait until we are running lenny. (The
>     archive runs on a machine with stable, so allowed features always
>     have to be supported in stable).

If you use non-gzip compression, dpkg-source will not generate a Format:
1.0 source package.

In the end, this means that this patch can only be part of the larger
patch needed to accept newer source package formats (see #457345).

Raphaël Hertzog

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