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Re: Debian built from non-Debian sources




Steve McIntyre writes ("Re: Debian built from non-Debian sources"):
> Making images often requires tweaks to the build script at/near
> release time. The archive continues to be a moving target until very
> close to that time. More than once we've fixed things or added
> workarounds in the image generation scripts *on release day*. I'm not
> going to remove the ability to do that and make working images to
> pander to your ideals here.

Perhaps it would be a good idea to arrange that we at least
automatically distribute the source code to the image ?

If you frequently need to edit the build script at the last moment,
can the build script copy itself into its output ?  It wouldn't have
to be in the actual iso; it could live next to it on the mirrors.

Forgive me if we already do that.

Ian.