Re: Source compliance for D-I build dependencies: follow-up
On Fri, 16, Jan, 2009 at 12:21:14PM +0100, Adeodato Simó spoke thus..
> Btw, I don't know if it'd be a viable approach or not, but I'll mention
> it nevertheless: I wonder if for squeeze we should do the debian-installer
> uploads to t-p-u instead of unstable. We would still have to ensure
> source compliance, by copying if an update in testing must happen, but
> we would stop caring if unstable and testing are in sync.
The other option, which I've been thinking about for a while, would be
to allow binary packages (deb or udeb) to declare a field such as:
Source-Depends: foo (= 1.2-1)
We could then teach dak to hang on to source packages for as long as
they're still referenced by any binary package, thus making all this
That's a post-lenny discussion though, but possibly worth considering on
another list somewhere.
Mark Hymers <mhy at debian dot org>
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