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 * [[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?users=hertzog@debian.org;tag=3.0-quilt-by-default|Bugs with usertag 3.0-quilt-by-default]]
 * Despite the fears, it looks like even old sbuild versions do cope with new source package formats (otherwise [[https://buildd.debian.org/pkg.cgi?pkg=ftplib|ftplib could not have been built]] on buildd running an old sbuild like ia64).

== How to help ==

 * Provide patches for the bugs listed above.
 * Convert (some of) your packages using the new formats.
 * Or at least try to build your packages with the new format and fix failures.
 * Do the same with your sponsorees packages.

== Next Milestone ==

 * Once all bugs are fixed, switch dpkg-source to produce new formats by default.
 * 2010-05-25: this release goal has been dropped because the dpkg team no longer plans to change the default format. Instead maintainers have to be explicit about the source format chosen because debian/source/format will become mandatory. Tracked in http://lintian.debian.org/tags/missing-debian-source-format.html.

Support new deb formats

Goal description

Have all packages in the archive buildable using the new source package formats. Specifically 3.0 (quilt) for now, maybe others in the future.

There's more detailed information in its project page

Current status