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Re: armel boxes for Debian

Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Joey Hess:
>> Riku Voipio wrote:
>>> The security buildd is a different story. Parallell buildd's compiling
>>> several packages at time don't help[1], they want single builds
>>> completed fast, so they can release security advisories with minimal
>>> delay. For this reason, Moritz from the security team expressed
>>> being unpleased with the speed of a Thecus and want something faster
>>> as buildd.
> In the future, we might regularly have more than one package in the
> build queue, so more buildds might help.  This was not true in the past,
> and as Moritz explained, latency matters more than throughput to us.
The parallel builds was an afterthought. My main point was that
scratchbox could reduce latency.


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