Re: Do we know why Incoming->archive takes so long?
On Tue, Dec 08, 1998 at 09:52:33PM +0100, Martin Schulze wrote:
> Avery Pennarun wrote:
> > > > Is there policy/wisdom about mirroring Incoming? Is there any reason
> > > > why not?
> > >
> > > I believe ftp1.us.debian.org:/debian/Incoming is still mirroring the
> > > incoming directory (at lease it appears to be doing so now).
> > > ftp.debian.org doesn't mirror it for several complicated reasons.
> > Incoming should be part of the main archive, and mirrored by everyone. Do
> > we have something to hide?
> Broken software? False uploads? Unverified uploads?
> I object, for the record.
Whoa. I'm just talking about me as a Debian developer. If someone
fixes a bug and it takes a week for it to propagate to the archive and
then another couple of days for me to sync with the archive, we are
talking about a *very* long debug/test cycle.