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Re: Debian built from non-Debian sources




Russ Allbery writes ("Re: Debian built from non-Debian sources"):
> I think it would be interesting to strive for making available all Debian
> infrastructure in our archives (although I think you may find that you'll
> need a separate archive that doesn't correspond to stable or unstable,
> based on having done similar things in the past), but it would be
> premature to put a requirement into Policy until we actually *did* decide
> to do that.  Which would affect a ton of different teams, and would be
> quite a bit of work.

As a practical matter, complex bespoke services are much easier to run
directly out of their vcs trees.

I think a better engineering approach to allowing others to share our
infrastructure code is to ensure that every service we run can
provide, automatically and at runtime, its own source code.

Ian.

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