Re: Debian needs more buildds. It has offers. They aren't being accepted.
On Fri, Feb 13, 2004 at 01:55:29PM +0200, Riku Voipio wrote:
> Since you disagree, I would like to know what I have missed,
> what is the information I am overlooking that would tell me that it
> is obvious that there was no serious problem.
The most important/serious was solved by uploading qt-x11-free for mipsel by
> I didnt request for qt-x11-free on mipsel since when I noticed it being
> stuck, there was already a recent request(s!) on depian-mips list.
> I asked if anyone knew who had an an mipsel machine around. I was
> directed to Goswin, who told me there should be no need to panic
> since qt was already on the top of needs-build list, and should
> thus be compiled soon. I disagreed, since I remebered seeing
> qt week earlier in the pole position too. Goswin told that I
> must have remembered wrong since the need-build list is fifo.
> Since my memory occasionaly leaks, I assumed that he was right.
> Few days later I came back asking howcome nothing has changed, but
> at that point qt was already being built.
Yeah, that packages was under control, being watched very closely... ;)
> OTOH, at the same time I asked why the arm-version of qt-x11-free had
> been uploaded but not installed for a few weeks. The person responsible
> for the buildd told me that he would look at it and soon enough told
> me that the changes where just signed and accepted.
Yeah, that's a normal behaviour. Packages can get lost somewhere (mails get
lost somehow, etc). When you discovered a problem, contacted the buildd
admin and got feedback, everything is ok. But that wasn't quite the case for
q-tx11-free on mipsel.