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Re: Who to contact to get a buildd retry on alpha?

On Fri, Nov 30, 2007 at 10:56:52AM -0800, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> I sent mail to alpha@buildd.d.o about this yesterday but nothing seems
> to have happened.  The most recent version of my package (monotone)
> failed to build on alpha due to a single failure in its testsuite (see
> http://buildd.debian.org/fetch.cgi?pkg=monotone;ver=0.37-4;arch=alpha;stamp=1196345446).
>  The test that failed is known to succeed most of the time but
> occasionally fail for no apparent reason; if the package is retried it
> should build fine.  Who should I be bothering?  0.37-4 might actually
> be able to make it into testing after a depressingly long hiatus, so I
> would really like to see it retried quickly.

Is monotone some programing language?  It doens't look like any language
I have seen before.  It looks like the test has gone through a few
revisions to try and deal with race conditions, maybe they haven't got
it right yet.

Len Sorensen

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