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Re: ftp master uploads disappearing?


On Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 07:38:22PM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Andreas Tille <andreas@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> [...]
> > To answer Mattias question why not using source uploads all the time:
> > Once I have build the package to see whether all those lintian issues
> > are fixed I want to fix I have a sensible package to upload and somehow
> > this workflow to upload what is just there remains.
> [...]
> Hello,
> I am also doing regular local builds, because I like being able to
> a) use debdiff to the previous upload and b) compare buildlogs.
> This is not a blocker for source-only uploads, though, you can generate
> a source-only changes file from the full_build_changes file like this:
> mergechanges --source -f exim4_4.89-7_amd64.changes exim4_4.89-7_amd64.changes

Nice hint in general.  However, in the statsmodels case it was an upload
to new (due to additional binary packages) - it does not permit source
only uploads.

Kind regards