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Re: Mailing maintainers the logs of failed builds

On Mon, Apr 16, 2001 at 12:09:55PM +0200, Torsten Landschoff wrote:
> Hi Daniel, 
> On Fri, Apr 13, 2001 at 03:29:28PM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > No, we need developers interested in processing logs for the powerpc
> > buildd, and a good way of sharing the workload.  We've actually got a
> > couple of the former, and once I work out a solution to the latter, I
> > expect the situation will improve.
> As a first step how about sending the failed buildlog to the package
> maintainer and/or uploader automatically? Or, better, an URL where you
> can retrieve the log.

Trust me, you don't really want that.  A lot of failures usually work
out to be the build daemon's fault, and mailing them would just
generate a lot of extra work for buildd admins (responding to comments
on all of them).  The daemon has a tendency to get wedged and fail a
hundred builds.

I'm really tempted to start mailing SOME logs though... like heyu, the
package with the twelve gigabyte build log when run without a

Daniel Jacobowitz                           Debian GNU/Linux Developer
Monta Vista Software                              Debian Security Team

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