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Re: Browserified copy and DFSG




On Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 1:27 AM Sean Whitton <spwhitton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> On Mon 10 Sep 2018 at 11:00AM +1200, Michael Hudson-Doyle wrote:
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> > I actually implemented something like this for Go in Ubuntu when we were
> > looking at building Go shared libraries but we gave up on that whole
> > approach (because even minor releases of Go upstream tend to break ABI and
> > the churn becomes endless).
>
> The Haskell team follows https://stackage.org/ for as many packages as
> we can to try to reduce this churn.  Does nothing like that exist for Go
> yet?
>
> > It's not actually so bad with Go because the -dev packages ship source code
> > only and so if a library package is updated, you only have to build the
> > packages that install binaries that use that library package. You don't
> > have this game of having to build all the rdeps recursively and in the
> > right order.
>
> Ah, interesting, different indeed.

jcristau by irc said that buidinfo could be used in order to trigger a
rebuilt. May be it could add here more information, for archive sake..

Bastien
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> Sean Whitton