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Re: Debian built from non-Debian sources




]] Ian Jackson 

> 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've been toying with the idea of running those services from
containers.  That would at least get us a runnable artifact, even if it
wasn't purely generated from the archive.  (Yes, we'd need to publish
them somewhere and record where they came from and there's a lot of
practical questions.)

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