Bug#241652: binary packages refer @ packages.qa.debian.org = wishlist
* Jeroen van Wolffelaar (email@example.com) [040414 12:10]:
> On Wed, Apr 14, 2004 at 11:17:48AM +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > * Jeroen van Wolffelaar (firstname.lastname@example.org) [040414 10:55]:
> > > This was and is a feature, that is currently missing, but I don't regret
> > > it... it was a heuristic anyways and as such promoted bad behaviour.
> > Actually, it's not too difficult to get it really working again, and
> > to always forward you to the _right_ source package. I'd like to have
> > this feature again, and I'm willing to implement it right, if that is
> > wanted.
> Source & binary are different namespaces.
> (Hypothetical?) problem: source package xyz makes several binary packages,
> but source package abc makes the binary package xyz.
> But when looking at the Source: header in a binary package does
> the trick in all cases.
Well, for that issue I'd give precedence to (in this order):
- source packages
- binary packages of sid
- binary packages of experimental
- binary packages of testing
- binary packages of stable
So, it's not heuristic anymore, and only breaks if the result is not
well-defined. I think this is acceptable.
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