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Re: [RFC, LONG] Proposal: DAK - automated migration of udebs



On Saturday 16 June 2007 17:25, Andreas Barth wrote:
> I would prefer to have a "block-all udeb" (as an analogy to block-all
> source), as well as having "block-udeb package" - I don't think britney
> should consider something as blocked by default for having a udeb (and
> also it is just more consistent).

Such a hint would be useless as it would have to _always_ be active. 
Something that is always active should be default behavior.
For the reasons why it needs to be active always, please read my 
explanation of issues with automatic udeb migration and different 
categories of udebs.

> > The changes in DAK will probably also necessitate changes in other
> > services like bjorn.haxx.se and the PTS so that the reasons why
> > packages cannot migrate are correctly displayed.
>
> If we use block-hints in a freeze-udeb-file, then these tools will do
> the right things "by itself".

The tools will still need to recognize the hints so they can display 
appropriate explanation texts (at least in the case of the PTS).

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