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Re: Testing migration doesn't check build-depends?

Le May 12, 2008 07:32:54 am Alexander E. Patrakov, vous avez écrit :
> Fabio Tranchitella wrote:
> > Yes, this is normal behaviour: britney (the testing migration script)
> > doesn't check build-dependencies. I don't know if it is release-team
> > intention to change this in the future or not, but it is how it's working
> > right now.
> Sorry for a stupid question, but how is it ensured in the Debian project
> that all packages in stable are buildable in stable?
The Debian project doesn't verify that. There are packages that FTBFS in 
stable. However, it's rare, because there are never large numbers of packages 
that FTBFS in testing to begin with.

> Won't such migration 
> create problems later? I.e., won't "FTBFS in testing now" translate to
> "FTBFS in stable-security a few months later"?

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