Re: A question about update-excuses (was Re: testing is broken)
David Starner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On Thu, Apr 12, 2001 at 03:28:09AM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
>> the powerpc buildd is a dual G4 greater then 400Mhz. i don't think
>> another powerpc buildd will make much difference. fixing broken
>> packages on the other hand will.
>Blaming it on broken packages doesn't explain why powerpc buildd is
>so far behind.
Well, it can do. Certainly the ARM buildd often finds itself unable to make
progress because all the unbuilt packages are either broken themselves or
depend on something else that is. It would be interesting to redo the
statistics for out-of-date package percentages so that packages with RC
bugs were excluded.