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Misadventures in GUI package-building

Misadventures in GUI package-building

Posted Sep 7, 2011 11:45 UTC (Wed) by robbe (subscriber, #16131)
In reply to: Misadventures in GUI package-building by dlang
Parent article: Misadventures in GUI package-building

> if you consider that the package would need to be different for each different distro [...]
I can imagine a profile-based solution. But it'd probably be much maintenance work for little gain.

> for that matter, I would have assumed that the distros don't take binary uploads anyway.
Debian used to take source+binary uploads. There has been discussion to switch to source-only uploads, but the risk of maintainers not even compile-testing revisions that supposedly contained only trivial fixes was deemed too high. So the current regime, AFAIK, is to requier source+binary, but throw away the binary.


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