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native packages? (Re: Introducting Debian Trends: historical graphs about Debian packaging practices, and "packages smells")

On Sat, Apr 13, 2019 at 11:42:38AM +0200, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> Well you could switch to 3.0 (native). 

I see no point whatsoever in 3.0 (native).

IMO 3.0 (quilt) is sensible and 1.0 too, whether native or not. *If*
native package in todays world are still sensible...

> > But you don't consider native packages as smelly, which I think you maybe should.
> I'm not sure we have ever had a real discussion about that. But yes that
> might be true. It would make it easier to expose changes in derivatives.

I also see no benefit of native packages. None. I've just not done the
change for src:piuparts as change is hard :)

Maybe I forgot some argument in favor of native packages, if so, I'd be
glad to be reminded. (Except change is hard, which isn't a good argument


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