[maemo-developers] RFC: Proposal to solve multiple repository, poor QA situation

From: Andrew Flegg andrew at bleb.org
Date: Mon Jan 14 19:17:18 EET 2008
On Jan 14, 2008 4:52 PM, Marius Vollmer <marius.vollmer at nokia.com> wrote:
> "ext David Hagood" <david.hagood at gmail.com> writes:
> > May I suggest that the uploads consist of source, not pre-built
> > binary .deb's?
> The biggest reason for me is that is eases collaborative development.

I agree with this. Having said that, I also think Neil's right in
saying that an auto-builder's a lot more work. I'd be tempted to say
that as an *initial* point (given that this is voluntary and not
cutting off normal extras uploads) this should primarily be focused on
the distribution of binary packages. If successful, it can be

Alternatively, if anyone's got any experience with the Debian or
Ubuntu build systems, and wants to volunteer, we could modify the
proposal to accept source or binary packages from the outset, and then
phase binary packages out over time (if there's acceptance of the idea
at that point).



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