On Monday, October 17, 2016 2:47:00 PM EDT M. J. Everitt wrote: > On 17/10/16 14:44, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: > >> If a binary package is provided in addition to its source-based > >> equivalent, the name of the former should be suffixed with '-bin' > >> for distinction." > > > > Essentially what I would like to see in policy yes. Though it does not > > address the problem of identifying packages that can be built from > > source, that get put in tree as binary, for what ever reason. > > Perhaps you can compile a list of such packages, as I would imagine QA > would be interested as to how 'widespread' this problem really is?
That is a good task, but might be seen as finger pointing or tattling. I am already an outcast. I rather let others, at least there is some awareness now. Though not sure what QA can do in the absence of some official policy to enforce, beyond making requests. -- William L. Thomson Jr.
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