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Is it possible to build the deb packages in house and then upload the binaries to launchpad PPA, instead of uploading the source package and let it build by the build farm ?

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No it's not possible, as Launchpad only accepts source package uploads for reasons of trust - people need to be able to have the source to what was built, and you cannot put proprietary software into PPAs.

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And what about xswat PPA with nvidia binary drivers? –  Extender Nov 19 '10 at 8:55
    
@Extender: Most likely a "source package" where the specified compile rules is about putting the provided binary bits in place. –  andol Nov 19 '10 at 14:39
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