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Re: Bug#877212: [Pkg-javascript-devel] Bug#877212: node-d3-color: B-D npm not available in testing

On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 05:05:03PM +0530, Pirate Praveen wrote:
> Because the shown folly is only in theory and it is never in practice.
> As these packages are always uploaded as binary included and never built
> on the buildd (as buildds already prohibit network access during build).
> If I include pre-built files, nothing changes in practice and only in
> perception, hence I'm not convinced.

We have the requirement that every package can be built from source.
Even if you upload your locally-built binaries, any user trying to build
the package locally will be subjected to the issues that pulling random
stuff from internet (and running code from it) entails.

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