Re: Future releases of Debian
On Thu, 2003-07-24 at 21:52, David Z Maze wrote:
> "Jamin W. Collins" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 08:25:16PM +0200, Robert Lemmen wrote:
> >> me too! any package that doesn't build on m68k or arm is broken and
> >> needs to be fixed, even if it works on x86 by chance!
> > So, are you volunteering to help those of us without access to either of
> > the above architectures with "bugs" found in our packages?
> But Debian has ~public machines for pretty much every architecture.
> I'd say "look on http://db.debian.org/machines.cgi", except that's
> down; I can at least point you at section 4.4 of the Developer's
> Reference, though that doesn't say a whole lot beyond this. I admit
> that this doesn't necessarily help for testing installers, but for
> your own packages it should be straightforward for you to do testing
> and bugfixing even on architectures you don't personally own a machine
You walked right into that one... :-)
His point throughout this thread is that people waiting for DAM
approval do NOT have access to those machines and are thus hampered in
their abilities to maintain packages.
PS: Thanks to all the developers. No matter what, Debian is a great