[rb-general] Comparison of the Debian and Arch .buildinfo approaches (was: Re: buildinfo filename convention)

Chris Lamb lamby at debian.org
Sun Aug 19 17:37:11 CEST 2018

Holger Levsen wrote:

> Just https://salsa.debian.org/installer-team/debian-installer/merge_requests/3
> is closed via Chris's NMU, isn't it?

No; #900409 and #900410 in src:mtools were blocking useful progress on
this merge request. I NMU'd that package, not the installer itself:


> I'm also thinking about documenting the different types of .buildinfo
> files we have somewhere, and I somewhat refrain from using the Debian
> wiki, but maybe I shouldn't? 

Did you consider adding them to somewhere on our website? Whilst there
may not be the optimal place yet it's preferable to adding more content
to the Debian Wiki.


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