[Aptitude-devel] Bug#889924: Bug#889924: [aptitude] Feature request - For changelog download command, can acceptable Origins be configurable? Devuan

Irrwahn irrwahn at freenet.de
Thu Feb 8 20:48:40 UTC 2018

On Thu, 8 Feb 2018 21:29:01 +0100 Axel Beckert <abe at debian.org> wrote:
> Control: tag -1 + confirmed
> Hi,
> OmegaPhil wrote:
> > For reference currently the recommended Devuan repo has no Origin
> > specified (it used to),
> That's a really bad decision. Why have they done it? They don't gain
> anything from it except breaking their infrastructure and annoying
> their users.
> > but talking on IRC it sounds like they will fix this if aptitude is
> > changed to allow non-Debian repos as a valid source.

For the record, I believe that this is a slight misunderstanding or 
at the very least an exaggeration based solely on one hasty reply by 
a single developer.
> Huh? That sounds a lot like extortion. If it was meant like that, they
> won't get any farther — neither here nor anywhere else.

See above. Please, do not read too much into it!

Best regards
Sapere aude!

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