[lsb-discuss] [Lsb-infrastructure] LSB 3.1 Update 1 status (and minutesfor2/20 and 2/27)

Vladimir Rubanov vrub at ispras.ru
Fri Mar 2 07:57:03 PST 2007

Actually, for Debian systems, we could change autotest/dtk-manager to
download .deb packages directly from ftp instead of converting .rpms via
alien. We just need to ensure that we have the full set of .debs equivalent
to .rpms on the FTP. 

> Alternatively, if autotest (lying underneath dtk-manager)
> is pulling tests directly from the ftp repository,
> it's pulling rpms and passing them to the local alien on
> your system, then that's the one in question.  Ours
> has to be fixed in any case, but there's a risk
> that people with broken aliens will still get into
> trouble no matter what we do on our end.

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