Re: Bug#380552: coreutils 5.97-5.2
On Sun, 21 Jan 2007 21:06:52 +0100, Pierre Habouzit
> On Sun, Jan 21, 2007 at 12:24:38PM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> I worked on this package, and I built it on a DSA controlled
> Interesting enough, is your own machine controlled by DSA ?
> Because I do read that statement as a support of source-only
Only because you are not thinking it though. When I builds on
my machine, it is something I am testing. Any random irregularities
in the build system would be uncovered in my tests. A random rogue
buildd does not have that -- some guys is building a lot of packages
they can't test; and uploading them from a machine where we do not
know anything bout the build mechanism.
Either I build and test _my_ packages on _my_ machine, and
sign 'em; or I build on a DSA controlled machine -- which is
different from me getting a whole slew of packages abd building and
uploading them from my box.
He who foresees calamities suffers them twice over.
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.golden-gryphon.com/>
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