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Re: d-i and the archive

On Tue, Sep 30, 2003 at 08:34:15PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> I think a source package has this in favor of it: We need the built
> images to be uploaded somewhere, and there's already the whole mechanism
> for autobuilders to upload what their source packages build. Plus all
> the tracking of failed builds and so on. All we need is a hack on the
> autobuilders to rebuild the d-i source every day.

Can triggering the autobuilders done by just uploading a new source?
Is a versionnumber like 20031002 too simple?

> What would be uploaded is another question. I have doubts that the
> ftpmasters would appreciate getting a dozen "byhand" files dropped into
> Incoming every day. Maybe some special section could be set up so the
> images get automatically installed into it. Maybe Alastair's old deb of
> images idea is even reasonable. But we probably need to get ftpmaster
> involved in designing this to make sure we end up with something they
> can deal with.

Who is talking to ftpmasters?
Are they reading this list allready?

Geert Stappers

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