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Re: wanna-build state changes by dinstall

On Sun, 2010-06-06 at 13:12 +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> First, I intended to create a state "known", which is the maximum of
> installed and needs-build, i.e. for take, failed, attempted, ... it
> behaves like needs-build, for binNMU it behaves like installed, and it
> doesn't set packages from needs-build to known unless directed to do
> so. Which of course means we need to adjust a couple of things, and we
> need an way to specify "--needs-build". (Then I thought we could use
> use --binNMU 0 to say "needs-build". That is an ugly hack, but gave me
> the following thought.)

fwiw, binNMU version 0 is already reserved, to mean "cancel any current
binNMU and set the package back to Installed".


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